ARCHIVES July 2015

N is for Nakatsu Craft

While roaming the Walmart halls earlier today, I spotted a shelf lined with large paper letters and a sign above them which read $2.97.  I immediately looked for a “K” thinking it would be cute to decorate and hang in my room.  While I didn’t come across any “K”s I did find an “N”.  I…

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Bible Reading Update #8

Hello friends! I can’t believe our second month of reading in this Bible plan is nearly over!  I hope you all are discovering new things in God’s Word each day.  Something I enjoy doing is color-coding each verse that I highlight in my Bible.  For example, I highlight verses that stand out to me personally…

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Oklahoma Part 1: Peach Festival!

Hey y’all!  We just returned from Oklahoma where we spent a week making ice cream and memories.  This post is all about our time at the Peach Festival in Stratford, OK.  Once a year, folks come from far away to taste the delicious homemade peach ice cream made by the Burnett family.  Well this year…

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Bible Reading Update #7

Hey y’all! Sorry for the delayed update this week.  We’ve been in Oklahoma this past week spending time with friends, and making homemade ice cream!  I just wanted to share a quick story with you about a woman named Asia Bibi.  Asia is a Pakistani woman who defended her faith against Islamic co-workers, and was…

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Bible Reading Update #6

Hello! I hope you all had a great week!  I enjoyed reading in Mark this week and finding new details that weren’t in Matthew.  One of the verses that stood out to me was Mark 8:35 which says, “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and…

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Trip to Greer

For those of you who live in AZ (or other hot locations), you understand the necessity to escape the heat every so often.  And that’s just what we did.  Last week we packed up and drove to Greer, AZ (about 4 hrs east of us) for a few days.  Let me tell you, the weather was…

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Bible Reading Update #5

Good afternoon!  This week we began reading in Mark.  You may recognize some familiar passages in Mark, Luke, and John that we read in Matthew because they are all accounts of Jesus’ life on earth written by different people. Of course all of the Bible was written by the Holy Spirit, but it was through…

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