Summer Splash is here!

Welcome! I’m so glad you took time out of your busy schedule to stop by. What good is a philosophy if you never put it into practice? That’s what I love about BPA–it’s so “everyday.” I wanted to share a post with you about science. It’s a subject that intimidates many families but it doesn’t have to. I hope this article on 10 Reasons to Study Science from a Biblical Principle Approach will inspire you … read on, my friend…

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Summer Splash Tonight!

Join me and several other BPA families at 7pm CST for the Summer Splash! It kicks off our BiblePrinciples group Faceboook presence and [re]introduces our online BPA community. We will have giveaways, door prizes and lots of great information. I’ll be there, along with Lisa of Me and My House Ministries, Renae of Life Nurturing Education and Gina of A Cherished Keeper. Mrs. Smith of Pilgrim Institute will also be on hand with information you … read on, my friend…

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Charity brings: healing

I have been meditating on charity and this is the first in a short series about my thoughts. According to Webster’s 1828 dictionary, Charity is: CHARITY, n. 1. In a general sense, love, benevolence, good will; that disposition of heart which inclines men to think favorably of their fellow men to think favorably of their fellow men, and to do them good. In a theological sense, it includes supreme love to God, and universal good … read on, my friend…

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BENEDIC’TION, n. [L. benedictio, from bene, well, and dictio, speaking. See Boon and Diction.] 1. The act of blessing; a giving praise to God or rendering thanks for his favors; a blessing pronounced; hence grace before and after meals. Many people offer thanks before eating. That’s common enough. But Webster suggests something more in his definition. Something more beautiful even than a prayer of blessing. Saying Grace after meals? Who does that?I can honestly say … read on, my friend…

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The very best kind of garden

The best kind of soil is soft and pliable through tilling the hard ground of insensitivity and free of the weeds of cares and sin. The best kind of seed is God’s Word. The best kind of nourishment for the seed is faith. The best kind of light is Jesus. The very best kind of garden is the one in my child’s heart.

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Where are the grown ups?

When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. 1 Cor. 13:11 NKJV This video from Paul Washer got me thinking. Back in the “good old days” children couldn’t wait to grow up. They looked up to parents and other adults. They longed to share their responsibilities and respected their position as elders. … read on, my friend…

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Reflections on my post-a-day month

Okay this is the last day of my daily post experiment. It was challenging, to be sure. There are a few things I learned. I am not very organized. I had no real plan or help with post topics, which now I wish I had benefit of. If I ever do this again I will make sure I have something to write about so I don’t have to grasp for an idea. Posting on this … read on, my friend…

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Stuff I am looking forward to

Graduating with my BSN next year Having a teenager in the house (next month!) Teaching Micah to read Going on a medical missions trip Growing in Christ Learning a foreign language Grandchildren (a long time from now!) The return of Christ (come quickly, Lord Jesus!)

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Stuff I miss

My dad (he passed away in 2005) Homeschooling (I love being with my children!) Newborns (not that I want another but they sure do smell amazing) Texas (it will always be home) Sunrise (I’m at work before the sun comes up) Jamaican jerk chicken by the ocean (mission trip) My grampa’s sense of humor (he died in 1989) Paula Zuniga’s Mexican food (nothing could touch it!) Tomorrow: Things I’m looking forward to!

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Not ashamed

There isn’t much better reading on the subject of faith in the Bible than Hebrews 11. Known as the “Hall of Faith,” it is a dizzying recitation of people who chose to believe God, even when some of their natural eyes never saw what they were believing for. Do I have that kind of faith? The faith to simply trust God? God is not ashamed to be called their God. Heb 11:16b Wow. God was … read on, my friend…

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