Sometimes We Need To Stop Being Stubborn

Sometimes We Need To Stop Being Stubborn Have you ever been stubborn? Stubborn about parenting, a schedule, or activity, or method of discipline that doesn’t work? I’m sure you haven’t. Maybe it’s just me. But if you’ve been stubborn just once you might want to keep reading. It’s easy to be stubborn. We put time into figuring out what will work…and then we’re disappointed when it doesn’t. We want the ideas in the blog posts, or books, or the advice {Read More}

Titanic Love Stories

Even in horrific events such as the Titanic disaster, amazing stories emerge. Stories of heroics, stories of survival, and even stories of love. There were more than a dozen newly married couples on board the grand ship and many more couples who were impacted by the tragedy. Among those are these touching stories of love. John and Nelle Snyder, first-class passengers, were saved in Lifeboat 7. It is said that when the first lifeboats were being loaded, one of the {Read More}

A Woman of Courage | Guest Post by Bonnie Way

Because of my book By the Light of the Silvery Moon that was published this past March, I’ve become more and more intrigued by others’ Titanic stories. I was thrilled when writer Bonnie Way offered to share her take on the events! You can find out more information about By the Light of the Silvery Moon here, and you can watch the trailer here! Here’s what Bonnie wrote: I imagine Emily standing on the deck of the Empress of Britain, the wind blowing {Read More}

Titanic Survivors – Eyewitnesses to History The Brave Boy: Jack Thayer

I’m excited that so many are enjoying the characters in my novel, By the Light of the Silvery Moon. Want to know more about the REAL people on the Titanic? My friend Sharyn has been kind enough to write some profiles for us. They are amazing and interesting . . . enjoy! Only seventeen the night the Titanic sank, John B. “Jack” Thayer struggled under the shadow of the tragedy for the rest of his short life. He would wait {Read More}

Titanic Survivors – Eyewitnesses to History The Only Officer: Charles Lightoller | Guest Post by Sharyn Kopf

I’m excited that so many are enjoying the characters in my novel By the Light of the Silvery Moon. Want to know more about the REAL people on the Titanic? My friend Sharyn has been kind enough to write some profiles for us. They are amazing and interesting . . . enjoy! Second officer Charles Lightoller holds the distinction of being the only high-ranking officer to survive the sinking of the Titanic. Considered a hero by many, the Commander kept approximately {Read More}

What the Titanic Taught Me About Parenting

April 15, 2012 marked the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic Disaster. One of my newest novels, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, is set on the Titanic, and as I wrote it I couldn’t help but think about my family being on that ship—my husband and kids especially. I tried to picture me and my daughters climbing into a lifeboat and seeing my husband and grown sons standing on the decks. It truly was heartbreaking! Of course, that would {Read More}

Titanic Survivors – Eyewitnesses to History The Sassy Stewardess: Violet Jessop | Guest Post by Sharyn Kopf

I’m excited that so many are enjoying the characters in my novel, By the Light of the Silvery Moon. Want to know more about the REAL people on the Titanic? My friend Sharyn has been kind enough to write some profiles for us. They are amazing and interesting…enjoy! A small woman with auburn hair and an Irish lilt, Violet Jessop spent most of her life working as an ocean liner stewardess. And her experience on the Titanic was not her {Read More}

Titanic Survivors – Eyewitnesses to History The Poetic Professor: Lawrence Beesley | Guest Post by Sharyn Kopf

I’m excited that so many are enjoying the characters in my novel, By the Light of the Silvery Moon. Want to know more about the REAL people on the Titanic? My friend Sharyn has been kind enough to write some profiles for us. They are amazing and interesting…enjoy! We don’t hear much about second-class passengers. Most accounts focus on the arrogance and heroism of the first class or the struggles and obstacles faced by those in third. Fortunately, Lawrence Beesley, {Read More}

Titanic Survivors – Eyewitnesses to History The Courageous Colonel: Archibald Gracie | Guest Post by Sharyn Kopf

I’m excited that so many are enjoying the characters in my novel, By the Light of the Silvery Moon. Want to know more about the REAL people on the Titanic? My friend Sharyn has been kind enough to write some profiles for us. They are amazing and interesting…enjoy! One of the last survivors to abandon ship, Colonel Archibald Gracie went through just about as much as could be endured the night of the sinking. The trauma was so great, in {Read More}

Heart Journeys on the Titanic

April 15, 2012 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic Disaster. If you’re a homeschooling parent, it’s an event in history that you don’t want to miss teaching about. Below are a list of resources you can use to study the Titanic, but don’t stop there. It’s important to learn dates and facts, but as trainers of our children’s character and mentors in their relationship with God there is also a great opportunity to take the lessons deeper into our {Read More}

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