With a lot of us stuck at home right now, we’ve had a lot of extra time to catch up on some reading! I’ve just updated my Recommended Reads page with some of my favorite fiction books. 😃 (Scroll down to the bottom to find the fiction section.) Let’s chat! What have you been doing… Continue reading Favorite Fiction Reads
I am excited to be sharing with you about this new novella that launched yesterday! It is a lovely piece of Old Testament historical fiction that has an interesting Cinderella/Song of Solomon storyline. 🙂 About the Book Elaheh’s brothers are lazy and controlling … When Elaheh’s parents die, she is devastated, especially when her brothers… Continue reading Book Review: Love Lifted Me
“Gather the riches of God's promises. Nobody can take away from you those texts from the Bible which you have learned by heart.” Corrie Ten Boom One of my goals this year was to dedicate more time to personal Scripture memory. Our family has memorized parts of the Bible over the years during our family… Continue reading Scripture Memory: Hiding God’s Word in Our Hearts
Happy New Year! Is anyone else besides myself looking around and wondering how we got here so fast!?! 😱 Twenty nineteen was an AMAZING year with so many wonderful new experiences and memories, and I'm kind of sad to be leaving it behind. 😊 Although I am really excited about this new year! Looking into… Continue reading New Year’s Reflections + New Focus Word for 2020
Hello! August has been a pretty full month for us around here - four birthdays (three all in the same week!), my sisters participating in the Bible Bee for the first time, a baby shower, a graduation, pea picking, and my most recent explorations into the world of brewing kombucha (which has been SUPER fun!).… Continue reading A Peek Into My Life: August Birthdays, Bible Bee, Baby Shower & Kombucha
Last week my second youngest brother, John, turned 22. By the end of this month, all four of my brothers will be in their twenties. (Where did the time go?!?! 😵) Watching my brothers grow into young men has made me think more about the tremendous impact I, as a sister, can have in their… Continue reading A Sister’s Influence – Encouraging our Brothers
Hello, and welcome to the blog! I'm so excited about this, and can't wait to share with y'all what's been on my heart! ❤ If you have been following my first blog (thepenofamanda.wordpress.com), you may have noticed that I haven't posted anything on there in...awhile. 😐 This last year I have been refocusing/rethingking my blog… Continue reading Welcome!