Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sunday Smorgasbord (Summer Edition!)

You might have noticed that I’ve been a little slack on the whole blogging thing this week. Since it was the last week of school, our schedules were jam-packed already, but as soon as the last bell rang, we loaded … Continue reading

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Pizza and Love should be Cheeeeesy

Today’s guest post is brought to you by the lovely Katie Bice. Katie is a university student who loves Jesus and, apparently, pizza and ice cream. Soon she will be wandering around the ancient ruins of Israel and fulfilling her … Continue reading

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“Please hold…” (Waiting on God)

Photo Credit: Thunderchild7 Is there anything more annoying than being on hold? Maybe listening to someone chew with their mouth open, but other than that, nothing comes to mind. For a person who feels the need to be constantly on-the-go … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

  Summer is almost here! I’m hoping to put together an “anti-boredom kit” or an “activity box” of some kind for the girls. It’s not that they don’t have plenty of things that they can do, but sometimes they need … Continue reading

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Walking Where Jesus Walked (And Paul, Too!)

I’ve got some super-big, fantabulous news to share. Drum-roll, please…. This fall, I will be going here: Photo Credit: Geographic Guide ISRAEL! I’ll be walking where Jesus walked! SO.COOL. Places like the Sea of Galilee, Bethlehem, Garden of Gethsemane,  Pool … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Your Compassion Kid?

Did you remember that Friday was the virtual letter writing party for Compassion sponsors? I hope you were able to get a letter in the mail (because we all know how important letter writing can be). This post is not-so-official … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

I’ve definitely gotten to the stage in life where I can appreciate an article like, The 10 Commandments of Anti-Aging. Check out What School Lunches Look Like in 20 Countries Around the World for perspective and a quick lesson in … Continue reading

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31 Days to Clean Challenge: Week Two {The Failure Confessional}

This is the post where I confess my failure to do two-thirds of my 31 Days to Clean challenges. Ugh. It has been another crazy week under my roof. Sickness struck again, I had to work unexpectedly and my brain … Continue reading

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Praying Scripture for Your Children

Earlier this week, Kelli wrote about how she gets up early and prays scripture for her children. Consider me inspired…well, all except the “getting up early” part. ;) Later that evening as I was reading my daily Bible reading, I … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the Starfish {The Power of One}

Cynicism is my strong suit,  and that’s not necessarily a good thing. The negative voices in my head continually tell me, “This won’t work.” “Things won’t change.” “Why bother?”  Even though I love the work that Compassion International does, I admit … Continue reading

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