Be Thankful: Why Give Thanks?

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We talked in the first post about what thanks is. Before you can wrap your mind around why to give thanks, you must have a good understanding of what thanks is. Jump over to this post to learn more about the definition of thanks and get a FREE printable to help your kids draw and write about the meaning of thanks. Why Give Thanks? It is God’s will that we give thanks. First Thessalonians 5:18 says that we are to {Read More}

Be Thankful – Autumn Inspiration Week

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Autumn Inspiration Week I’m joining with my friends in the Inspired Bloggers Network to bring you some Autumn Inspiration this week. What do you think of when you hear the word “Autumn”? I think of cooler weather, fall leaves, pretty colors and… Thanksgiving. Not just the holiday, but the attitude of thanksgiving. Be Thankful Thanksgiving shouldn’t be a once a year thing, but autumn is a time when we can renew our commitment to being thankful. I want my kids to {Read More}

Kids in the Word: Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional

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Michael and Carlie Kercheval have released a family devotional in their new series Learning to Speak Life. This first book is on the Fruit of the Spirit. Carlie sent me a copy so I could share my thoughts with you. Fruit of the Spirit The Fruit of the Spirit book is designed for families with kids ages 3-9. It helps you take your kids through Galatians 5:22-23 over the course of 9 weeks. Each lesson contains the following: Primary Scripture {Read More}

How to Homeschool With Depression

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Life doesn’t always goes as we plan. In the same way, homeschooling doesn’t always go as we plan. Sometimes we’re thrown a curveball that we have to figure out how to hit in a hurry. For me, that curveball is depression. How to Homeschool with Depression 1. Take care of yourself. When you have depression, even getting out of bed is tough some days. You must take care of yourself in order to take care of your family. Set a {Read More}

Greater by Steven Furtick

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I received Greater by Steven Furtick from Waterbrook Multnomah’s Blogging for Books program. I read Steven Furtick’s first book Sun Stand Still and found it inspirational. I found Greater to be motivating and refreshing. Greater uses John 14:12 and the story of Elisha as it’s base. Jesus said that Christ-followers would do even greater things than he did. That’s a hard concept to understand. How could I do greater things than Jesus did? But there’s a nagging feeling that most of us have {Read More}