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Trouble Sleeping? Try Counting Your Blessings!

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How do you most often think about thankfulness? Around this time of year, we often have images of families giving thanks around a big meal being served. It’s an image of peace and connection with our families, which is a great thing! But I want to suggest a non-traditional approach to a practice in gratitude […]

Does Thankfulness Really Matter?


We’ve all heard the saying: “Have an attitude of gratitude!” But why bother? After all, some days we just don’t feel thankful! Besides that, can feeling grateful—or showing thankful actions toward others—cause any real beneficial impacts for anyone? A few years ago, I heard one man’s testimony that did just that! This man is like […]

Staying Home for Fall Break?


I know, it seems like the kids just went back to school but it’s already time for Fall Break. So now, what are parents to do with a week full of time and children on their hands? Well, that may depend on the ages of your kids, but I’ve listed a few ideas below to help […]

The Homeschool Decision


The question of whether or not to homeschool your children is one that brings a lot of debate in many circles. It is certainly not for everyone, and also not an option for many. But for some, it’s their “best yes” when it comes to making academic choices for their children. I absolutely do not […]

Faith At Home: “Beyond the Bunny” Celebrating Easter with Younger Children


Easter is an exciting time of celebration with kids! Cute outfits, family lunches, egg hunts, and baskets full of Easter candy. It’s no wonder why young children enjoy the festivities surrounding this holiday. Fun activities are a great time of enjoyment. And as Christian families, we can add even more to this special time of year by […]

Bringing Light to the Darkness of Winter


Darkness is great when you’re trying to sleep at night! But when nightfall starts creeping in before 5:00 p.m.—as often happens during winter months—it can be rather depressive for many people. Normally, I enjoy walking on paths close to my home during evening hours after supper. But this time of year doesn’t allow for that, […]