Browsing Category "devotions"
5 Mar, 2013

Snow Day! How to Make Snow Ice Cream Tutorial and Family Faith Talk

Snow Day! How to Make Snow Ice Cream Tutorial and Family Faith Talk

It takes a lot to cancel school in Minnesota. We pride ourselves on being tough and braving the elements. But for thousands of happy children across the state, school has been cancelled today! Even though my children are home schooled, I’m letting them take the day off too. In celebration of the new 8.5 inches […]

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7 Jan, 2013

The Courage of Sarah Noble- Story (video) and Devotional

The Courage of Sarah Noble- Story (video) and Devotional

One of our favorite read-aloud books so far this year has been “The Courage of Sarah Noble”. I just came across this wonderful video to share with you. It’s a lovely reading of the story along with beautiful illustrations. After the video, you may want to discuss the story with your child and follow the […]

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4 Jan, 2013

How Our Children Can Have a High View of God (video)

How Our Children Can Have a High View of God (video)

Do you have a high or low view of God? I was born on December 23, 1977- just two days before Christmas. The nurses brought me to my mom with a Santa cap on my head and my parents prayed right there in the hospital room. They gave thanks and dedicated me to the Lord. […]

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2 May, 2012

Play Time Prayers- A Fun Way to Grow Big Faith in Little Hearts

Play Time Prayers- A Fun Way to Grow Big Faith in Little Hearts

When is the best time to teach my child to pray? Cues for modeling prayer can really pop up at any time. Here are a few everyday, ordinary opportunities for prayer: When my child is feeling sick. “Lord, please heal my child.” When an ambulance passes us on the highway. “Father, we pray for peace […]

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24 Feb, 2012

Head to Toe Prayer

Head to Toe Prayer

Praying for Our Kids from Head to Toe As parents, so many things are outside of our control. If we’re not careful, worry will slip into our minds like an unwanted guest. Lost in the busy-ness of life, we forget to do the one thing that is most powerful and peace-producing.  We forget… to talk […]

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26 Jul, 2011

Two Years Ago…

Two Years Ago…

Psalm 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.   On July 26, 2009- Two years ago today, God heard my cry for help. In fact, God knew in advance that […]

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13 Jun, 2011

Teaching Kids to Pray- String and Cup Phone Object lesson

Teaching Kids to Pray- String and Cup Phone Object lesson

A Fun Summer Family Activity to Teach Your Kids about Talking to God You probably made these when you were a kid.  A plastic cup (or tin can) phone.  This is a totally old-school and totally fun project that even your kids will love. You will need: 2 plastic cups 1 nail or pair of […]

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7 Jun, 2011

Teaching kids how to pray… day by day…

Teaching kids how to pray… day by day…

“Clara, will you pray for me?” This is one of the sweetest things that my 5 year old, Avery says to my oldest daughter. If she bumps her head, has a fever, or feels sad- you name it. When life just feels too big for Avery,  she goes right to her big sister and asks if Clara […]

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