Monthly Archives: February 2011

February Bulletin Board Winner!

Last month I sponsored a contest for the young teen class to come up with an idea for the February Bulletin Board. Alexis Acey came up with the winning idea for this great board! The board features two scriptures –  On … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Honoring God

My mother-in-law’s recipe box holds the usual handwritten recipes; those tried and true family faves. Then there are those magazine and newspaper clippings which held promise, but never actually made it to the table. One section even contained frugal D-I-Y … Continue reading

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De-cluttering our spiritual lives

The real estate agent toured the house, giving us lots of positive feedback. The rooms were large. A hardwood floor lurked under the carpeting and the plaster walls were in great shape. It was in a good country location on … Continue reading

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Why bother to journal?–part 7

The Family Journal Time has a way of dulling even the most important memories of our lives.. We don’t intend to forget things, but ultimately we do.We can’t see the faces of loved ones who’ve passed away without a photograph … Continue reading

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A Touch of Mercy

“Nothing humbles and breaks the heart of a sinner like mercy and love. Souls that converse much with sin and wrath, may be much terrified; but souls that converse much with grace and mercy, will be much humbled.” ~ ~Thomas … Continue reading

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Why Bother To Journal? part 6

Leaving a family legacy During some lean times several years ago, I wanted to give a special gift to each of my children at Christmas. I’m not sure where the idea came from, but I decided to put together a … Continue reading

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It’s a scrappy life

When I get anxious I know I have gone from God’s time to my time and it’s a waste of time. Charles Stanley I am an avid card maker. At one time I loved to sew, but can’t do that … Continue reading

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