Celebrating Purim: The Story of Esther…by Susie

I’m especially excited to share today’s post with you. Why? Because this family devotion time requires nothing more from you than to curl up with your kids on your favorite sofa with a great story. Add in some cookies,  hot chocolate and tea and you’ve got yourself a great way to spend time in God’s word … Continue reading

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Did you pack a box? …by Susie

Kindly find your way over to our new site http://www.raisingdeeproots.com and subscribe to our newly designed, rather lovely new blog! I’m sniffling a little right now.  Happy sniffles from a heart that has been blessed.  I received an email a couple days ago informing me the that the Operation Christmas Child boxes we packed this Thanksgiving ended … Continue reading


Raising Deep Roots – Our exciting news!!

Tada!! We did it!  We are so excited to share our new website with all of you!  We’ve been dreaming of this day for over two years now!  We have a new website for our blog and we just happen to think its just so pretty!  Please join us over at http://www.raisingdeeproots.com.   Please make … Continue reading

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The Prayer “Calendar” : Inviting our children into corporate prayer….by Susie

For many churches, the summer season brings with it an abundance of mission trip activities and opportunities.  This summer our church has 3 mission trips planned – one for adults, one for our youth, and one for FAMILIES!!!  {TOTALLY. GEEKING. OUT! }  I have been praying since my babies were well…babies that we would have the … Continue reading


The day AFTER Mother’s Day by Kell

Mother’s Day. It’s THE day. Probably the only day. A mother can take off from poopy diapers, dishes, cooking, laundry, getting up early, and at least 500 other tasks totally guilt free. She is celebrated. Loved. Treated like the gift that she is. I totally felt that. Minus the fact that my overly honest child … Continue reading

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Resurrection Garden Pictures from our Readers!

Do you know how wonderful you all are?  After we posted the Easter Garden {With a Lego People Twist!} by the wonderful Miss Sarah, our Facebook feed went crazy with notifications from you encouragers posting pictures of your awesome Easter Gardens!  For a week my cell phone beeped happily as text images popped up on the screen. … Continue reading

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Easter Lesson Plan: The Empty Tomb…by Susie

Christmas might be the most wonderful time of the year, but Easter is absolutely my most favorite time of the year!!! Last year I intentionally tried to put as much effort into our Easter Celebrations as I have in the past for Christmas.  After all what is Christmas worth if we never have Easter?     Over the years … Continue reading

Resource Recommendation: Root your Family in Love!

From time to time we love to highlight other fabulous blogs that share our same passion for equipping and encouraging parents to RAISE children with DEEP ROOTS in the word of God and the person of Jesus.  I’ve been enjoying Melissa Deming’s posts on her blog Hive Resources  for some time now and I’m happy … Continue reading


Raising Deep Roots Workshops!…{and a giveaway!} by Susie

Pinching myself… I’m home alone and awake (gasp!)  and so I’ve grabbed the laptop, ignored the dinner dishes that need to cleaned up, put on some amazing Andrew Peterson music, lit some candles and I’m going to try to crank out some bloggy goodness!  I wanted to take a moment to recruit your help!  One of the unexpected … Continue reading


A Great Light Advent Devotional….by Amy

We are thrilled to have Amy back with a fantastic free advent resource!  It’s not too late to dive into it. Please consider giving to their family’s water fund if you download “A Great Light.”   The picture below is the beautiful quilted & felt awesomeness that Amy & her mom made to go along with … Continue reading


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