Celebrating Our Freedom Two kinds of freedom. Can we have one without the other? Woman2Woman has a great article on our freedoms from being an American. She also includes a prayer that would be good to pray as a family. National Day of Prayer put out these points to pray for our country. Those are great ideas to pray to celebrate our freedom as Americans.
Purposeful Planning (Book Bundle) Phyllis Sather Sather Productions www.phyllis-sather.com What you get The Purposeful Planning bundle includes the book explaining the ideas of Phyllis Sather and her weekend of planning, an accompanying Handbook to complete during the weekend, and an MP3 to listen to while planning your Purposeful Planning event for your family. The Purposeful Planning pages are oriented for double-sided printing with decorative division lines throughout. Scripture references are
Commitment is Never Easy “Basically, if you commit to nothing, you’ll be distracted by everything.” Peter Marshall in an article by James Clear Commitment makes all the difference. I’ve found this to be so true – at least of myself. Without my “to do” list I tend to wander aimlessly, wondering what I should do next. Any number of things can prevent me from what I
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot I’ve loved this quote since the first time I heard it. I’ve heard some snide comments about Easter Sunday being on April Fool’s Day this year so I wanted to address it briefly. You can joke if you want, but Jim Elliot was no fool. Jesus
How To Build a Vision – One step at a time. “Purposeful Planning is life planning, not simply homeschool planning. Matters of the home (both physical and relational), your marital relationship, the Lord’s calling for your family, your finances, your children and their character, as well as your homeschool plans, are all addressed. The Sather planning sessions began as a couple and later became a
Living more intentionally is hard work So if you aren’t ready to make some sacrifices of time, energy, and possibly money, you should not consider it. There is no magic pill that will just make you more intentional in all you do. Praying during our planning times helps us make decisions about ways we want to be more intentional. Asking the Lord about what He wants us
Where Do You Want To Be In 5 Years? Most of us never stop to think about what we will be doing in 5 years? I know I didn’t for a long time. This series on intentional living started in October. Then we ran into the holidays and some health issues. I’m sending out a recap of the first four articles before publishing something new. I hope you’ll read them and get