family, holidays

How to decorate brown eggs for Easter

Interested in a free study for Holy Week? Click here to download Walking With Jesus His Final Days. Happy Easter and enjoy those beautiful eggs! So Easter is coming up rather fast and a few people have asked me how you go about coloring brown eggs. My first response is, “Oh my goodness? Have you ever just loooked at them…

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Something to be proud of

I’ve always had a measure of old-fashioned American patriotism, and I was actually quite shocked when I realized citizens of other nations don’t necessarily share such sentiments about their own nations. But the summer of 1994 was the first time I remember feeling a strong sense of pride at my national heritage and the principles upon which our nation was…

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The April Fool

For days, my daughter has been asking me for a package of pasta. For days, I have been telling her that I cannot give her an entire meal without knowing why. “It’s for April Fool’s,” she tells me. “We’ll see,” I answer. “Please?” she begs, with a twinkle in her eye. And after dinner on March 31, I finally relent.…

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The most adorablest do it yourself Valentine’s ever

Valentine’s Day isn’t really my thing. Card making isn’t really my thing. But on some strange impulse, I joined this Valentine’s card exchange which left me sitting on the floor of Michael’s going through paper crafts magazines and books looking for (praying for) some sort of inspiration the children could agree on. We finally found it in flower pots. Aren’t…

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