Scripture Memorization Series: Philippians 4:8

Memorizing Scripture: A Monthly Series James 1-8 ||

Hey, girls! Welcome back to our Scripture Memorization Series! This month we are talking about Philippians 4:8 (NKJV): Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is… 

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Giving Thanks When Life Is Hard

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Background photo: Siddharth Mallya/Wikimedia Commons Last week I began planning our unit study on Thanksgiving.  I decided that I really want to take it slow and approach this holiday from all angles.  It is so important that my daughter learns to be thankful.  I decided we should memorize a verse on thankfulness.  I was going… 

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Develop a Lifestyle of Thanksgiving


Develop a Lifestyle of Thanksgiving As we enter this season of Thanksgiving, we begin to take inventory of all the many blessings that the Lord has given to us. It’s a beautiful thing to see people take the entire month of November to post “30 Days of Thankfulness” via Facebook, and I’m not belittling that,… 

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Combating Weariness As We Serve

Combatting Weariness As We Serve #serving #prayer #rest

Are any of you tired? The new school year has just begun, but I know many have already grown weary of the constant shuttling back and forth of children to school and activities, dinner preparations, and community obligations. You may wonder, “What is left for my family?” I’ve been feeling it myself. Well, God has… 

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An Open Door

When God Opens a Door

I could not believe what I was hearing. I sat, willing myself to not get up and shout for joy while I watched it all unfold. Instead, I sat glued to my seat while God did what only He could. See, I hadn’t expected God to open a door. Honestly, I hadn’t even gone into… 

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5 Ideas to Teach That Responsibility Pays Off (The Transfiguration of Christ)

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5 Ideas to Teach That Responsibility Pays Off (The Transfiguration of Christ) Many wonderful messages can be garnered from the Transfiguration of Jesus on Mount Tabor. We don’t know what was discussed in this meeting with Moses and Elijah. But we know that it gave three weary, confused, and anxious disciples a little peek at… 

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Because She’s Happy

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My friend posted a beautiful picture of her daughter jumping at the water’s edge on a sandy beach with the caption, “Because she’s happy!”  It made me think about my own children at the beach.  They jump, shriek, dance, and roll in the water and sand for no other reason than pure joy.  It’s a… 

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