Tag Archives: summer

I am Bored…Where is Contentment?

Daily Truth   “Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content…” Philippians 4:11 Children at the close of summer sometimes begin to lose their contentment. Well, maybe parents too.  Your family has been swimming, biking, hiking, reading, camping, vacationing, visiting, and now everyone is beginning to look forward to getting into a different routine
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Summer Ideas for Kids that Point Your Child to God

Daily Truth: “…speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—”  Ephesians 4:15 Leaving the routine behind for few months and getting into a new rhythm is exciting for children and parents. Lightning bugs, swimming pools, lemonade stands,  sleeping bags, and popsicles are just a few things that make summer fun. Just as you plan a
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Less Time Gives More Time

Daily Truth:    “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.”  Ecclesiastes 3:1   Summer time is finally here! I love having the kids home for summer. I love no set schedule. I love the spontaneity of summer. Maybe it’s because my kids are getting older and we are getting out of the toddler stage. Or
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The Heavens Beckon Our Attention: God’s Glory

Daily Truth:  “The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.”  Psalm 19:1 The heavens do declare the glory of God.  And, the firmament does show His handiwork. We serve an amazing God!  The stars are so numerous that we cannot count them.  The sun is at just the right distance to provide heat and light to sustain us and not destroy
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Honor to Whom Honor

Daily Truth: “Render therefore to all their due…honor to whom honor.” Honor to whom honor.   Last night was the hubs birthday.  Now, I know he is ummm…. years old but I still like to do a theme for his birthday. So, considering that the kids and I were away from him for 28 VERY long days, we did a “Super Hero” party –
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Summer and Kids: The Season Begins, What are Your Plans?

Genesis 1:14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons and for days, and years:   For most of us summer begins on Memorial Day.  The school year is either completed or almost finished by the end of May.  But, the first day
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Liberty and Flag Day, What’s it all About?

Daily Truth:  Jesus said, “The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; He sent me to heal the broken hearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight the blind, To set at liberty to those who are oppressed.” Luke 4:18   Flag Day is about celebrating liberty and remembrance.  
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Still Enjoying the Joys of My Heart

Daily Truth: “God keeps him busy with the joy of his heart.”  Ecclesiastes 5:20b So, my joys made their “Summer-To-Do” list and I thought I would share it with you.   1.  Holiday World 2.  The beach 3.  Riley Park 4.  Holiday Park 5.  The Smithsonian (In progress) 6. Washington D.C. (In progress) 7.  Children’s Museum 8.  Swim 9.  Zoo 10.  Splash Park 11. Friends over
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Grow More Than Vegetables This Summer With Your Kids

Daily Truth:  You (God) cause the grass to grow for the livestock and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food from the earth.  Psalm 104:14  ESV There is still time to plant and grow a garden before summer arrives.   Bring God’s Word alive for your children by teaching them how to plant, cultivate, and harvest a garden this summer. Some easy plants to grow from
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Enjoying the Joys of My Heart

Daily Truth: “God keeps him busy with the joy of his heart.”  Ecclesiastes 5:20b Summer is FINALLY here!  You know what I love the most about summer?  It is the fact that I get to spend it with four of my favorite people and the “joys of my heart” – my kiddos! I thrive on “no schedule”.  (This is why I could never home school my
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