Another Woman’s Heart is my Blessing by Kell

I am expectant this year, eager for the coming Christ. My heart is ready to tread through the pages of Scripture in search of the King of Kings that the prophets spoke of. Their lives & words were windows into the very heart of our Father and I pray this Christmas they would be the … Continue reading

Holiday Fun: Advent. Part 1. Jesse Tree by Kell

I am so excited to share our month of December with you!  In our home we celebrate Advent, which means “coming” or “arrival” .  It is a way to help the kids grasp the meaning of the birth of Christ.  It is a time of joy and hope as we celebrate the Savior coming to … Continue reading

Holiday Fun: A Prayerful Month by Kell

It is almost December and I am always eager to see whose Christmas card will arrive first in the mail!  It’s usually the same family every year ;-)….and they do not have young kids in their home anymore!!!  We are lucky if we get cards out!  Last year, we got the greatest pictures taken and … Continue reading

Holiday Fun: Teaching Need vs. Want by Kell

The last week and a half in our world has been a whirlwind.  My husbands grandfather passed away last Wednesday so we drove to be with family.  I hope to post someday about the legacy of faith that my husband was adopted into.  The funeral was a beautiful picture of grace for Daniel and my … Continue reading

Holiday Fun: Christmas, our new gift tradition! by Kell

We all come from different family traditions when it comes to Christmas.  Christian families range all over the map- some love the fun of Santa and all the American tradition of Christmas while others steer as far away from that as possible.  I grew up somewhere in the middle…the fun of Santa and the majesty … Continue reading

Book: Treasuring God in Our Traditions by Noel Piper by Kell

There is nothing like having a child to send a surge of questions to ones heart and mind about the habits and traditions of a home.  What does our family look like?  What do we want our family to look like?  Who do we want these children to become?  And how do we help them … Continue reading

Bible Timeline: Part 3 Life Outside the Garden by Kell

Yesterday, we dug into the Word for Part 3 of our Bible Timeline: Outside the Garden.  The Big Picture Bible focus’ on two main parts in this section: how horrible life was outside of Eden and how God began the first rescue plan through Noah, the obedient one, and his family.  We focused on how the … Continue reading