Easy Ways to Stay Connected All Summer

Ah, summer. A break for some, a whole new level of chaos for others. A time for fun, family, vacations, and enjoying the outdoors. It’s also a time when church involvement and attendance can slip and take a backseat. Not that our relationships with the Lord are dependent on church attendance, but it can be…

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You Are Not Invisible

Let’s take a moment to celebrate that motherhood has little to do with biology and everything to do with heart. That it’s a labor of love in far more ways than one.
It’s a blessing.
YOU are a blessing.
And you are not invisible.

Resurrection Day Activities for the Whole Family

Let’s face it. Just like Christmas or any other holiday, it’s all too easy for the world’s traditions to creep up and take over the most sacred of holidays—Easter, otherwise known as Resurrection Sunday. Everywhere we look, it’s a celebration of spring. Bunnies, chicks, baskets, and candy abound. Egg hunts and suits and dresses. Goodies…

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Dinner with Jesus

I had an awesome dinner with God. It all started in the morning when I woke up. I went to take a shower, but no water came out. I didn’t pay my water bill! Ugh, that sucks. On my way to work, a car passed a stop sign and ended up crashing into me. I…

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What’s in a Name?

Do you know what your name means? Like me, maybe you have an uncommon name. You may not be able to find your name on key chains or magnets. Or, you may have a name so common you had to have a nickname growing up because four other people in your class had the same…

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A Recipe from Shyanne’s Kitchen: Breakfast Crescent Squares

One of my favorite meals of the day is breakfast! Though it took some time, I mastered this recipe while in high school and I still make this recipe quite often. My favorite part about this recipe is that it freezes really well. I cut the squares, then individually wrap them in press-n-seal. Then I…

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Poem: My Dad Kinda Looks Like Barry Gibb

My dad kinda looks like Barry Gibb, like a young Barry Gibb, or maybe Barry Gibb looks like him? My dad’s singing sounds exactly like the birds when they sing in the morning when the sun rises, or maybe the birds sound like him? My dad is a comedian, did you know? He made an…

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