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“You are NOT leaving this house like that!” Did your mom or dad ever say that to you? Do you say that to your child? As a parent, I try to let my kids dress themselves. I am not concerned if my daughter wants to wear a pink sequined shirt and bright yellow pants with a sparkling purple headband. I dressed odd as a child and I turned out just fine. (well…sort of) The main thing that I am concerned about is that they are modest, dressed appropriate for the weather, and comfortable. That was my parent’s approach as...

Beds are ready. Food is stored. Noah hollers, “All aboard!” It’s bedtime on Noah’s ark, but the animals can’t sleep because of the storm. Two by two, they crowd into Noah’s bed, creating a sticky situation. Will Noah ever get them back to their own beds? Climb aboard the ark for this rollicking, yet ultimately restful bedtime story as Noah finds a way to make things calm and cozy, even in the midst of a storm.We love simple, uplifting, feel good night time stories. Don’t you? I have a new one to share with you. Goodnight,...

Hope! It’s a powerful thing, But, do you know HOW powerful it really is? I read The Hop Quotient by Ray Johnston while on our family vacation last week. It was so nice to relax by the pool and enjoy this uplifting book. There were a few things that really jumped off the pages and into my heart!  Here are my thoughts on this christian book. Synopsis: Using seven...

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This week I am reading “A Still and Quiet Soul” by Cathy Messecar. Cathy is one of my favorite speakers and writers. Having known her family growing up  I can say with confidence she means what she says. She is a good Christian woman who is an encouragement to women worldwide!  I was introduced to A Still and Quiet Soul by Cathy Messecar last year in a bible study at church. I loved it! When a visitor joined our class I gave her the book and have been wanting to get my hands on a new copy ever since and this month I did! As I read...