Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart

About ten years ago I had a crazy dream. I would write a Biblestory book for children… and it would be published by Zondervan. My husband, ever the encourager, (and maybe also thinking about his retirement) cheered me on. Dreams … Continue reading

The Power of Praise #4

Today we are wrapping up this series on The Power of Praise. We have already looked at the power praise has in our lives and in the lives of our children. (Here are the previous posts, #1, #2 and #3 … Continue reading

Bible Quizzes and Games

When my kids were in elementary school, they loved paperback puzzle books that you could buy in the coloring book aisle at the grocery store or drug store. Word search puzzles, mazes, connect the dots, and crossword puzzles—any kind of puzzle … Continue reading

Why I Don’t Give Anything up for Lent

Growing up Catholic, I was used to giving up something for Lent. As a kid it was chocolate or donuts or some other treat. One year it was comic books–that was hard. For years after I left the Catholic Church I … Continue reading

The Power of Praise #3

We are continuing on with our theme of the power of praise. We have already looked at how the power of praise can work in our lives when things are going wrong, and how that when we don’t feel like … Continue reading