Category Archives: Giving

Lessons in Satire

Sometimes the truth hurts…even if it’s funny.ūüôā

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Are you a Compassion sponsor? Want to get your kids more involved? You¬†can preview¬†a FREE subscription to Compassion Explorer magazine. The magazine is geared for ages 6-9 and is mailed as an insert in the Compassion magazine. Call (800) 336-7676. … Continue reading

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“Crazy Love” Quotables

Over Christmas, my brother-in-law shared¬†a copy of the book Crazy Love by Francis Chan. Normally, I have no issues with underlining and highlighting a book to pieces, but for some reason, I decided to use sticky notes instead of marking … Continue reading

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Giveaway Day! {Love on a Missionary Week}

{This giveaway is now closed.} ¬† Have you met Lisa yet? If not, you need to¬†go back to¬†yesterday’s post and read about how she and her husband are currently serving as missionaries and church planting in Canada. I’ve declared this … Continue reading

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Meet Lisa {Love on a Missionary Week}

¬† Once upon a time, I met a girl named Lisa.¬† If I were describe her in¬†one word, it would be: giggly.¬†More often than not, she had a smile on her face and she was¬†always giggling about something.¬†She made everyone … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Maybe this one should be titled “Sunday Smorgasbord…Light.” Due to the chaos of the week, I haven’t had time to do a lot of blog reading. Still, I wanted to throw a few links out for some loving: I am … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Who’s ready for the weekly smorgasbord of links? We tried this super¬†easy crockpot chicken enchilada meal today. it was GREAT. My entire family¬†gave it thumbs-up! (That’s rare,¬†especially when I try out new recipes.)¬† Along the same lines as my Compassionate … Continue reading

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Compassionate Consumerism

It’s the first week of the new year. Know what that means? SALES! After-Christmas SALES! Now, before you get your feathers all a-ruffled fearing this is going to be¬†a push for¬†consumerism… Well, it is to an extent. Let’s call it … Continue reading

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The Best Gifts Are Free

Here it is…the mandatory post-Christmas wrap-up post.ūüôā For those that were wondering, we DID have a quiet Christmas! We did absolutely nothing except eat, sleep and eat some more. Although the barn raising did not go as planned… Gingerbread barn … Continue reading

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Insights From “Outlive Your Life”

I’m not one of those die-hard Max Lucado fans, but I did want to read his latest, “Outlive Your Life,” so I picked it up at our church library. Much like “The Hole in the Gospel” and “Radical,” he challenges … Continue reading

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