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Do You Memorize Scripture with Your Children?

I have vivid childhood memories of memorizing Bible verses for Vacation Bible School. I knew that we received prizes for memorizing verses, but I never knew that there might be other reasons to memorize scripture. VBS was the only time that Scripture memorization was emphasized. It wasn't until I got to college that I realized… [Continue Reading]

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It’s a Tumor~ My Pheochromocytoma Survival Story, Pt. 2

We arrived at the Emergency Room around 5:30 p.m. Hubby went inside for a wheel chair for me. He wheeled me in while I was still leaning forward with my elbows on my knees. It was awkward but still the only position that felt sort of okay.      He parked the van while I… [Continue Reading]

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Something Was Terribly Wrong:: My Pheochromocytoma Survival Story

I'm sure you've noticed that I disappeared a month ago. This story will explain why. I had been sick, but no one knew just how sick. It's a story of life-and-death, of God's miraculous love and care, of thankfulness, and of the miracles that happen in our ordinary lives. I won't lie- this story has… [Continue Reading]

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Teaching High School Art in Your Homeschool {HSHigh Link-Up #70}

Art is one of those subjects that many homeschooling moms are reluctant to teach. It can be intimidating to teach art if you don't feel that you have any artistic ability. Add in the multitude of art supplies and the chaos and mess it can create, and many moms run away as fast as they… [Continue Reading]

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When Mom Gets Seriously Ill, His Yoke is Still Easy

You may have noticed that I disappeared a few weeks ago. I promise there was a very good reason. I became seriously ill.     The thing is that I don't feel bad. My illness is silently. It sneaks up on you, this silent killer.    I have high blood pressure.    I've mentioned before… [Continue Reading]

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