“5 Minute Friday”: Finishing

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Lisa-Jo Baker began this week’s “Five Minute Friday” post with this: “We tend to think that starting is the hardest part of the story. I think it’s finishing.” I couldn’t agree more.

Right now I am about shoulder deep in planning for my church’s annual school supplies drive. With thoughts of those precious little ones that we are endeavoring to bless…I focus on finishing the work the Lord appointed me to do in His name. Continue reading

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6 Ways to Add God to Your Child’s Day

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My husband and I were blessed to be able to send one of our children to a private Christian school for Pre-K and Kindergarten. We are a blended family and only one of our children live with us full-time – otherwise we would have tried to do this for all of them. The biblical foundation and the amazing seeds that were planted during those two early and impressionable years have really made a difference in our 7-year-old daughter’s life. As it turns out, this also happens to be our most strong-willed child. So the early connection between life lessons and biblical application has done wonders to help us in shaping her emotional and spiritual barometer – and it has also helped to curb certain behaviors that we once struggling with. I guess God knew what he was doing when He worked it out for her to be the one to attend this school, huh? Continue reading