Is Holy Week for Kids?

Through the last 12 years of being a parent I have struggled with parenting and worship. It is not always easy.  Kids have whined, screamed, thrown, (no really I had one child throw a shoe in worship), fallen in the pew and bumped their head.  I have dragged children out unwilling. I have had Cheerios spill, coffee … [Continue Reading]


I’m Eating Chocolate Ice Cream for Lent

The question started about a week ago. "What are you giving up for Lent?" Many different answers appear from foods to time killers.  Some go the opposite way and give into to something. I have given up food items and time killers.  But I don't think by giving them up I filled or replaced them with something … [Continue Reading]


Luther’s Morning Prayer Poster

I had decided to start at the beginning of our day.  It had been in the back of my mind to create a simple poster for the kids to put by their beds of Luther's morning Prayer and Evening prayer.  Even to put it in bathroom rooms.  If you have been to my house, we have scripture all over.  The bible tells us to "Take … [Continue Reading]

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