A Lesson Learned: What’s my motivation?

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I absolutely love when I'm completely immersed in a Bible study or book that challenges me spiritually, how everything around me seems to echo what I'm learning.  I've noticed a recurring theme of challenging my motivation for having a relationship with God.  My Beth Moore Bible study on John is doing this and reading Your God is too Safe by Mark Buchanan is doing this as well.  Most recently, ho … [ Keep reading… ]

Sponsor Saturday

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If you haven't checked out our great sponsors (-------->), you are seriously missing out!  Take a few minutes to read a little bit more about them today! RV Parties, formerly known as "The Things I Sell on Etsy", is an Etsy shop specializing in personalized party supplies and custom melamine plates.  The designs are fun, crisp, and entertaining! Here are just a few of my current fav … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up

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There were lots of great ideas submitted last week...here are just a few: Lines Across My Face shares this fun idea for making secret messages that are only revealed when your child paints on the paper! Looking for a fun dinner idea on Monday night?  Living Life Intentionally shares this idea for Jack-O-Lantern Sloppy Joes. This Nom, Nom Rainbow game from Good and Hardy looks like … [ Keep reading… ]

Rice Krispie Treat (Albino) Pumpkins

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Did you hear the news??? Orange pumpkins are OUT and albino pumpkins are SO IN!  Or at least that's what I'm telling myself after I ran out of food coloring to make these pumpkin rice krispie treats for Big Brother's preschool class!  I first saw them on Pinterest and instantly fell in love.  I would much rather have a rice krispie treat than almost any other type of treat...I love 'em! Here's t … [ Keep reading… ]

Virtual Photography Class: Photographing Your Child’s Eyes

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My favorite thing to photograph is obviously my children.  But more specifically, I most recently love photographing their eyes.  There is something about a child's eyes that capture the timelessness, beauty and innocence within them. This post has very little to do with your camera and very much to do with positioning yourself and your child.  In fact, even those of you with point-and-shoots mi … [ Keep reading… ]

Preparing for ’30 Days of Intentional Acts of Kindness”

Just four more days until the kick-off for our 30 Days of Intentional Acts of Kindness!  Over the next few days, I encourage you to do the following with me: Pray!  This is the most important thing you can do as we prepare to intentionally bless the lives of the people around us.  Pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit in your life and for God to reveal specific acts of kindness that can mak … [ Keep reading… ]