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Planning a Luke 2:52 Summer

[A special thank you to Terri Conlin, a sweet mentor, who shared this verse with me in regard to what she did with her children when they were little.  You inspired words and direction for all the thoughts I was having!] Summer is upon us and I find myself both relieved and a bit anxious. I love the freedom of an open schedule but I also have learned, from experience, that my kids and I will … Read More


The Dinner my Kids Cannot WAIT for ALL Year

This Friday, Passover begins and my kids are counting down the days. This will be our fourth year participating in the traditional Jewish celebration together as a family.  You guessed it...we're not Jewish, nor do we attend a synagogue.  But we enjoy learning about the culture, people, and traditions practiced by Jesus and the Jewish people. God created these festivals and celebrations to … Read More


Alive forever more! (Sixth Easter devotional)

"He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay." Matthew 28:6 Woohoo!  We have made it to the very last and best part of the Easter story!  Up from the grave He arose... Why is it such a big deal that Jesus rose from the grave?  Other than the obvious, of course...the miracle of being dead and then alive...but what did this miracle accomplish?  I … Read More