Triumphs of Faith

Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” It is so incredibly hard to not see things. And to not be in control. And to feel like you can’t even catch a small glimpse of what is ahead of you. Faith: complete trust or confidence in […]

Be Ye Joyful

“Sometimes you’ll find what you’re waiting for  Was there all along just waiting for you  To turn around and reconcile  And it may be broken down  All the bridges burned like an old ghost town  But this my son can be made new  It’s gonna be alright  Shake it out and let back in the […]

Imagine That!

  “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one” John Lennon I am always encouraging my children to use their imagination! Imagination is something that gets pushed aside as we get older. A lot of our imagination can get lost through lack of use because TV or movies does all the […]

Waiting Patiently For the Lord…While In The Pit

Psalm 40:1-3 “I waited patiently for the Lord, and He inclined to me and heard my cry.  He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay,  And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.  He put a new song in my mouth, a song of […]

Can Peace Really Surpass Understanding?

I have heard the saying that you are either “Going through a storm, about to enter a storm, or just getting out of a storm”. I think there is truth to this saying! Life is full of ups and downs, twists and turns, and the unexpected. Since last Fall 2015 our family has been hit […]

…Gonna Be Alright

   “Don’t Worry…About A Thing…Cause Every Little Thing…Gonna Be Alright” ah, the lyrics of the famous Bob Marley song. But do they ring true? Yes, but not because Bob Marley sings a catchy song, but rather because the Bible says, “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who […]

Developing a Love for Reading: Part 1

In this three part series, I will address how to develop a love for reading. I will focus on three types of reading: reading aloud to children reading and embracing poetry independent reading These encouraging and informational posts will be from my personal experience in homeschooling my three children, my degree in English (which focused […]