28 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was... Continue Reading →
Don’t be Alarmed
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus' body. Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb and they asked each other, "Who will roll the stone... Continue Reading →
Don’t be Alarmed. He Has Risen!
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus' body. Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb and they asked each other, "Who will roll the... Continue Reading →
Believing the Truth of Christ
Easter is officially over. I hope you took it all in. I hope you felt the sacrifice Jesus made for us. I hope your eyes have been opened in the truth. I hope your faith has been renewed. Now what do we do? As we move on with our life...there are other holidays to celebrate,... Continue Reading →
Just 4 Good Things for Easter (Just for Fun)
One | Giant Chocolate Egg Source: LiveScience. "The world's largest chocolate Easter egg weighed a grand total of 14,197 pounds and 12 ounces." Um, yes, please! * * * * * Two | Why the Crucifixion Matters Good Morning Girls' wrote Why The Crucifixion Matters Here. Read it people. Don't just go through the motions... Continue Reading →
Share the Truth of the Gospel this Easter
*Today's post is inspired by She Reads Truth journal prompt, and 1 Corinthians written by the first epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians. 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 | As for myself, brethren, when I came to you, I did not come proclaiming to you the testimony and evidence or mystery secret of God [concerning... Continue Reading →
For Your Weekend
May your weekend be filled with little surprises that delight and bring you joy. The Good Morning Girls are starting a free Easter Bible Study tomorrow. It's entitled Why Easter Matters. All printed materials are FREE (provided you subscribe to their blog), and it is only 4 weeks long. "...we can't think of a better... Continue Reading →
Yeah, I know Easter was a week ago. So sue me. She wants to be called Alexandra instead of Alex now. But I am old and I forget. She had an Easter picnic with her stuffed animals in the backyard. She served chocolate covered Peeps, Nerds, and bubble gum. Um, sounds delish! I listed Alex's... Continue Reading →
God’s amazing love
Wishing you all a blessed Easter weekend!
Somedays I feel like an air traffic controller…
...except I don't get to nap on the job. Yesterday was one of those days. A day so busy and scheduled that if I was not careful it would have all gone down in flames! It started with getting to Alex's school early to set up her display for the Science Fair, then drop Parker... Continue Reading →
An Easter Story.
My grandmother was a humble woman. She and my grandfather lived modestly. Simple. They lived in a small town in rural Missouri. She was a homemaker, raising five children. He was a milkman and a U.S. Navy veteran. Later, when their kids were grown, he was a school bus driver. In this small town, everybody knew... Continue Reading →
lesson from a 3 year old
Last night my 3 year old daughter, Parker asked me to read her a book before bed. She picked out the book: "The First Easter". (It's a simplified version of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection for kids.) As I started to read she listened intently. Then I got the part where Jesus was nailed to the cross. Parker had a very worried... Continue Reading →
have a blessed easter
We tried something different this year...Instead of dying Easter eggs we silk dyed them (see 1 &2). They are gorgeous! (and much less messy too.) You can find the full instructions here: http://www.ourbestbites.com/2008/03/silk-dyed-eggs.html. I found the silk ties at a thirft store for less than $4 each. Another variation to dying Easter eggs is to wrap rubber bands around the... Continue Reading →