Celebrating Easter A few years back, God put it on my heart to begin celebrating and spending as much time on Easter as we do for Christmas. The events we celebrate through both of these are equally important for the fulfillment of God’s plan for salvation – and they shine of His Glory! We were using Advent to celebrate our Savior’s birth but what were we doing to meditate on His sacrifice and celebrate His resurrection? Out of that came our “12 Days of Easter.” Every year looks a little different and we’re still working toward the same kind of
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Some people hate it, some people love it… Homeschoolers see an educational opportunity and school holiday party rolled into one. =) Now, I know that none of you have waited until the very last minute to decide whether or not you were going to do anything or to plan what you’re going to do – you probably have the entire week lesson-planned down to paper heart crafts and love-themed Haikus. If, hypothetically speaking, some of you might need a little bit of direction, you’re in luck. You just happen to be reading a
Mommy Time Party, “Christ-Centered Holidays” With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to start feeling like you’re losing focus. Even as you lead your kids through the crafty and well planned activities, you may begin to feel that you need a little something more for Mom, to fill your own heart so you can fill theirs. If it’s a purposeful and thoughtful approach you seek, Nancy Guthrie’s “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” may be what you’re looking for. Door Prize #3 – Come Thou Long Expected Jesus “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” is an anthology
Mommy Time Party, “Christ-Centered Holidays” Waiting for Christmas can be HARD sometimes! Celebrating Advent is a really good way to count down to Christmas as you celebrate and glorify Jesus Christ. The Family Book of Advent is a good tool to help you do both! One special mom will be blessed with her own copy of The Family Book of Advent, thanks to Carol Garborg of Faith Family-Style. Door Prize #4 – Family Book of Advent The family book of Advent is an Advent devotional and activity book all rolled into one. Recommended for ages 4-9, it contains family devotions,
Mommy Time Party, “Christ-Centered Holidays” Celebrating Advent is quickly becoming a popular way of keeping the holiday season Christ-Centered. Advent (which means ‘coming’) celebrates both Christ’s coming as a child, and alsoHise return at the end of the age. Many people feel overwhelmed at the thought of trying to learn how to ‘”do” Advent, but it doesn’t have to be all that complicated. Door Prize #2 – The Truth in the Tinsel The Truth in the Tinsel is an “Advent experience” ebook written by Amanda White, author of the blog “Oh Amanda.” With 24 days of scripture reading and ornament
Mommy Time Party, “Christ-Centered Holidays” We’re talking Christ-Centered Holidays for the Mommy Time Party, and what better way to spend time thinking about Jesus at Christmas than to read about him? Jesus iWitness is more than a story – it’s pictures, history, facts and culture. Jesus iWitness paints a picture of what Jesus’ life would have been like in the first century. Two blessed moms will win their own copy of Jesus iWitness for Christmas this year. Door Prize #1 – Jesus iWitness Apologia is giving away 2 copies of Jesus iWitness by Doug Powell for the Mommy Time Party!