Monthly Archives: June 2015

“Suddenly”

Nineteen years ago today, my dad was tragically and suddenly shot and killed during a robbery. Don’t worry, this isn’t about tragedy, or feeling sorry for me, or anything of the sorts.  It’s about the unexpected. Suddenly is the key … Continue reading

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A Strong Math Foundation: Ages 3-6

Originally posted on Shining Together!:
Summer is here! Maybe your preschooler is on his/her way to kindergarten in August. Or perhaps your have a rising first grader who could use a review. Here’s something you can do with your kiddos…

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Can We Talk? Help Inspire Teens Across America

Are you a mom of a young woman aged 13-18? Do you know one? Are you a Sunday school teacher, grandmother, aunt, teacher, camp leader, or a mentor to teenaged girls? Are you a youth pastor? Or do you know … Continue reading

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If You Can Explain What’s Going On…

Warren Wiersbe, Bible teacher and writer of Christian literature and theological works, once quoted Dr. Bob Cook saying, “If you can explain what’s going on, God didn’t do it.” It’s just that time in my life where I need God … Continue reading

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Part 2- Hate & Forgiveness- Played out in Church (Guest Blogger)

My friend shares her story about being wronged by another woman…which resulted in hate, and was played out in church: “I was taught not to hate, to forgive those who wrong you and to pray for them. But, my situation … Continue reading

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A Summer Writing Project your K-8 Children Will Love!

Originally posted on Shining Together!:
Hard Cover Journal from a Dollar Store Schools out for summer and the kids are home. I can attest to the validity of studies suggesting that students can digress academically over the summer. It can…

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