Favorite Christmas Traditions

What fun to open stockings at Christmas!  There is something about putting your hand inside and wondering what you will touch.  Enchantment and wonder seem to go along with Christmas.  What makes Christmas so special?  Often, what warms our hearts are the memories of Christmas traditions. “At Christmas, we always….” Christmas Breakfast Mary remembers a favorite Christmas [...]

 
Total Access to Worship

We serve a wonderful God! We are so blessed to be able to do this. He is Great! The Psalmist can sometimes overwhelm us with his expressions of admiration and appreciation of our Lord. The Lord can definitely overwhelm us with His love and greatness. Do you ever feel like you couldn’t possibly worship the Lord in [...]

 
Review of Celebrate the Savior

“Look at this baby book!” I grabbed Laura’s arm and pulled her over to the table with the baby book on display. Laura, who was gazing at science curriculum, reluctantly allowed herself to be dragged away. We were at the FPEA Homeschool Convention in May, 2008 at the vendors’ hall. “Look! It’s a baby book [...]

 
Total Access Relationships

God made man in his own likeness and image. God made man relational. With these two facts firmly in mind we must realize that God is also relational. He wants to have relationships with each of us. I for one am glad He does. I’ve always enjoyed friendships and companionship. I have especially enjoyed spending [...]

 
Total Access to Grace

Isn’t it great to know that God offers us Total Access to His Grace. We moms can only to do so much, but God’s Grace enables us to do exactly what we need to be doing, as long as we will turn to Him. As a homeschool wife and mother, I am responsible for caring [...]

Aug 102011
 
An Orphan at the Door

I read a book years ago about a family that started a boarding school in their rather large home. On occasion this couple would take in orphans if the came recommended and the family believed that they could make something of the boy. One day a boy who had lived on the streets for years [...]

Take a Moment

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Nov 102009
 
Take a Moment

I’m terrible sorry that we haven’t been posting in a couple of week. It’s November and everybody is busy. Powerline Productions is no exception. The test kitchens are going full tilt and the employees are running around nonstop. Meredith is gearing up for a talk at a local homeschool support group and I am preparing [...]

Maintenance Pt. 3

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Sep 292009
 
Maintenance Pt. 3

Maintaining your relationship with your Children I have talked about spending time with God. I then talked about spending time with your husband. Will it surprise you if I say you need to spend time with your children in order to maintain your relationship with them? The time you spend with your children is very [...]

 
Of Course She Would Call!

  Of course she would call. Why wouldn’t she call? She called at 11:07PM. Nobody calls with good news at 11:07PM. DO they? I was worried when I saw my sister’s phone number come up on the caller ID. What has happened? Who’s in the hospital? These were the questions going through my mind as [...]

Mar 292009
 
Why Go to Church

This is from Blanche and Tim…… Why Go To Church? A Church goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday. “I’ve gone for 30 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 sermons. But [...]

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