Archives for December 2012

Candy-Grams | Guest Post by Joanne Kraft

For unto us a child is born, unto us a child is given. Isaiah 9:6 For God so loved the world that He gave. John 3:16 Unfolding a piece of paper, Grace began reading off a list of names. “Jaden, Michael, Jake, Brittany, and Jessie . . .”“What are you doing honey?” I asked.“Our school is selling candy-grams, Mom. For a dollar, I can send a message and have a candy cane delivered to someone’s home room.” She smiled.I know {Read More}

Homeschool Holiday Volunteering!

What are you doing for your Christmas homeschool break? Shopping? Traveling? Opening your home to family and friends? Have you thought about adding “volunteering” to your holiday festivities? Many homeschooling families take off some time during December from homeschooling, which opens up hours for volunteering. At the same time service organizations seek willing workers to help with holiday events. It’s a win-win for both! “Why volunteer?” you may ask. Homeschooling isn’t just about the books for us; it’s about teaching—through {Read More}

Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska | Slideshow

I absolutely adore this slideshow from Julieanne Miller, one of the members of my launch team! I’m counting down the days until January 1, when Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska, releases! Until then, I’m spending lots of time with family and holiday visitors. View the slide show

Feel the Heavenly Peace of Jesus

“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14 (NIV) I lived many years without peace in my heart. My attention was focused on unhealthy relationships. My desire was for the approval of others, no matter the cost. Yet the attention, affection and approval I received was never enough. I did what I knew I shouldn’t to try to get what my heart felt was lacking. I had sex out {Read More}

My Writing Desk | Leslie Gould

My desk is essentially wherever I can go with my laptop—and get my best writing done. When I want to write lots of words in one day, up to 5,000, I leave my house with the never-ending laundry and other chores to do and go to the mall. Lloyd Center to be exact, in Portland, Oregon. I hate to shop, so it’s the perfect place for me. The lighting, even when it’s raining, is great with the high glass ceiling {Read More}

12 Pearls of Christmas | Day 12 – Does it Even Matter? by Tracey Eyster

Welcome to the12 Pearls of Christmas blog series! Merry Christmas from Pearl Girls™! We hope you enjoy these Christmas “Pearls of Wisdom” from the authors who were so kind to donate their time and talents! If you miss a few posts, you’ll be able go back through and read them on this blog throughout the next few days. We’re giving away a pearl necklace in celebration of the holidays, as well as some items (books, a gift pack, music CDs) {Read More}

This Week on Living Inspired: Encore Interview with Francine Rivers

To listen to the interview: go here and click on the player in the upper right corner of the screen. Thursday at 3:00 pm Central. This week on Living Inspired we will be listening to an encore presentation from Francine Rivers! Francine is the author of over twenty books including the best selling Redeeming Love. Sit back and enjoy listening to Francine talk a little about her books and how she seeks God as she writes. More about Francine:  Francine {Read More}

12 Pearls of Christmas | Day 11 – Just Like Mary by Carla Anne Coroy

Welcome to the12 Pearls of Christmas blog series! Merry Christmas from Pearl Girls™! We hope you enjoy these Christmas “Pearls of Wisdom” from the authors who were so kind to donate their time and talents! If you miss a few posts, you’ll be able go back through and read them on this blog throughout the next few days. We’re giving away a pearl necklace in celebration of the holidays, as well as some items (books, a gift pack, music CDs) {Read More}

Merry Christmas from the Goyers!

12 Pearls of Christmas | Day 10 – Christmas Mourning by Tricia Goyer

Welcome to the12 Pearls of Christmas blog series! Merry Christmas from Pearl Girls™! We hope you enjoy these Christmas “Pearls of Wisdom” from the authors who were so kind to donate their time and talents! If you miss a few posts, you’ll be able go back through and read them on this blog throughout the next few days. We’re giving away a pearl necklace in celebration of the holidays, as well as some items (books, a gift pack, music CDs) {Read More}

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