Summer’s Bucket List: 10 Ways to Plan Value-Filled Days

My summer memories include library books, sunbaked mudpies, badminton games, and sips from the water hose. Sunny, school-free days melt away as quickly as a popsicle in July, but treasured memories linger a lifetime.

Let’s create a bucket list of stress-free summer fun and then map out our days to create warm memories and valuable experiences for the children we love.
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The Jordan at Flood Stage

The Jordan at flood stage. For you and me that might be too much month at the end of the money, the call from the doctor that brings you to your knees, or one of your children experiencing desperate hurt and you cannot kiss it and make it all better.
We all experience the Jordan at flood stage. Knowing this, how can we get ready for the unknown and unexpected? How can we prepare for what is around the bend? Continue reading The Jordan at Flood Stage

Getting to Know the Disciples • part 1

I feel like I mostly know the disciples collectively. I’d like to work on that this year. Conveniently, Jesus chose twelve disciples. This year, I plan to pick a disciple each month and dig a little deeper with Scripture and other readings. Want to join me in some fun family ways to learn about God’s chosen circle of disciples?  Continue reading Getting to Know the Disciples • part 1