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Easy oatmeal waffles!

  Just made these up this morning! They turned out great.  My kids love waffles and I like to cook something for them in the mornings, but I really wanted something with more heft and protein so we weren’t starving … Continue reading

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My Bible Stack … and the Vidunda’s

In my house, there are many, many copies of God’s word. We have children’s Bibles and Preschooler’s Bibles, Bibles especially for study and Bibles designed for devotional times. This is really only a representative stack, as my husband’s main Bible is … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Jacob; James 1:2-4

This week, I’ve been wrestling with Jacob. Jakobus, to be precise. Or James, if you want a better idea of whom I’m talking about. Our church is doing Beth Moore’s study on the book of James. One of the first … Continue reading

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Because You Only Have So Long to Push

Last week, the weather was beautiful. I enjoyed it Friday afternoon with my two youngest sons, who had lured me out with promises of amazing scooter tricks in the driveway. After several daring feats of bravery (my two year old is amazing on … Continue reading

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Is Your Homeschool Too Heavy On the School?

Today I’m sharing at Heart of the Matter Online!    It started early this year. As in, really early. On our first day of Christmas vacation (which was, blessedly, the day before Thanksgiving since we take all of December off), I … Continue reading

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The Power of Our Stories

My husband and I went to see a movie Friday night. It had a very odd title: Incredibly Loud and Extremely Close. And while I’d heard it was about 9/11, I found it to truly be a story about, well, … Continue reading

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Girls’ Turn! Mission Trip to Costa Rica!

Dear Family and Friends,                                                                                 As many of you know, our family has always been interested in missions. We love to read about other cultures around the world, and have dreamt of traveling to and ministering in the places we’ve studied. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Waffles with Maple-Walnut Apples

We are big fans of breakfast around here–especially for dinner! These pumpkin waffles are a big hit. ‎1 1/4 cp whole wheat flour 1/3 cp sugar 1 TB baking powder 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Help Get the Word Out!

“People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” ~Matthew 4:4 “The first thing you should start doing as a new Christian is to read your Bible every day.” “If you … Continue reading

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What Not to Read

This is an age where the rallying cry for those trying to save our society from tumbling into an endless morass of mindless television, pop-culture magazines and twaddle-y fiction is “READ!” And I agree. If we want to learn anything, if we want … Continue reading

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