Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mothers in the Bible – Hagar

“Then she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, ‘Have I also here seen Him who sees me?’”  Genesis 16:13 It seemed to me to be a little odd to consider Hagar as the second mother in this series, but she is the second mother chronicled in the […]

Book Review – Just in Case You Ever Wonder

I just sat down to read Max Lucado’s Just in Case You Ever Wonder to my 3 youngest children, aged 7, 5, and 2.  When I finished, my 7 year-old commented, “That is a very special book.” Indeed, it is!  I think the impact of the words would have been greater if it had not […]

$3 off a 6 pack of Zevia!

I just came across this link for $3 off a 6-pack of Zevia and printed the allowed 2 coupons, and then thought I’d share it with you!  This is NOT an affiliate link, and I don’t receive any compensation for sharing it, but the coupon is too good to keep it to myself! Our family […]

George Washington Carver

  Several years ago, my young teenaged daughter had a couple of neighborhood friends over.  We were baking cookies together, and for some reason my daughter  mentioned something about George Washington Carver.  To our utter astonishment, one of the girls, who happened to be black, asked, “Who is he?” George Washington Carver was an important […]

Mothers in the Bible – Eve

“To the woman He said: ‘I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; In pain you shall bring forth children;’” Genesis 3:16 “And Adam called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.”  Genesis 3:20 I have decided to do a study of mothers in the Bible.  The obvious starting […]

Sale on Zevia Twist at Amazon

Have you tried Zevia yet? I LOVE this stevia sweetened soda, in all of its flavors! I just noticed that the “Twist” flavor (like Sprite) is on sale at Amazon. It is normally $27, but is now on sale for $21.83 for a case of 24. If you buy it on Subscribe & Save, it […]

Obstacles Welcome

(See all Leadership Books)  Obstacles Welcome: How to Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and in Life is a book that challenged me to not get so easily derailed.  Ralph de la Vega was separated without warning from his family in Cuba at the age of 10 to start a new life in the United […]