Archive | December, 2014

Get Your Hopes up

Get Your Hopes Up

I want to share a word of encouragement with you today. I’m a recovering, first-born, type-A, overachieving, perfectionistic, people-pleaser in desperate need of Jesus. I tend to see the glass “half-full”—I am always-looking-on-the-bright-side. As a child I was full of hope and optimism and adventure. I thought anything was possible and I lived like it….

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Bible Readomg plan, Read through the Bible

Change Your Life This Year

Want to change your life in the next year? Then you’ll need this best-selling book on your reading list! Change Your Life Nothing has had a greater impact on my life than reading God’s Word every day. For years, I’ve followed this plan and I’d love to help you follow it, too. By reading through…

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Parrot on a bench

I’ll take Ornithology for $1000

Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. If you’re ever on Jeopardy and you pick Ornithology this blog post won’t help much. But if you’re a parent or a teacher or you know some children, keep reading. Research has also shown that most birds learn the song of their species…

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Be still and know square

Hurry Up and Wait

I’m in a hurry. I’ve a long list of things to do this time of year. • things I need to do • things I should’ve done • things that aren’t getting done because I keep adding more things to my list. Lists are good. They help me play the game. They’re my version of…

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Answers to 4 Common Questions About the ACT

Has she taken the ACT? What was her score? I’ve heard those questions a few times this year and if you have a high school student you have, too. Whether you’re a traditional or home school family, the ACT is part of preparing for college. Many, many years ago I took the ACT (I’ll share…

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