Quotes-August 2012

This month was full of my mom visiting, hot weather, school beginning, and too much time on pinterest.  Here are quotes from this month’s reading. From Hebrews 10:35, 36 “So do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord.  Remember the great reward it brings you! Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to […]

Unfriend Yourself- A Book Review

Yourself by Kyle Tennant is a must read.  In the age of social networking, it is important that we understand the technology that we are using and how it affects us.  The author suggests that you unfriend yourself for three days from Facebook as you are reading this short book.  He points out the dangers of social networking but also […]

Quotes-July 2012

July has been full of friends, being outside, drinking lots of iced tea, and reading, of course.  Here are a few quotes from my reading this month. From Glorious Illusions: A Novel by Lisa T. Bergen “Bitterness leads nowhere but down.  Accept God’s love, even if you don’t understand his ways.  And out of respect of that love, love others, […]

Quotes part II- June 2012

Since I out of school, I have been reading a bit more.  These quotes didn’t seems to fit with the other quotes so I decided to just do a second post.  The quotes come from two books I read this month. The first book is From the Garden to the City by John Dyer “Instead of living our lives according […]

Quotes-June 2012

Quotes that encouraged and inspired me this month. The first is from John Piper’s 1986 Mother’s Day sermon. “Women who hope in God are women who look away from the trouble and miseries and obstacles of life that seem to make the future bleak, and they focus their attention on the sovereign power and love of God who rules in […]

Quotes-May 2012

Between the internet being down and the busyness of this time of year,  I am a tad late getting my quotes post written.  I haven’t felt like I have read much this month but was pleasantly surprised to find a few quotes to share. With all the changes going on here due to people leaving and end of the year […]

Quotes-April 2012

(Picture by TJ) Here’s a little bit of what I have been reading this month.   From What Happens When Women Say Yes to God by Lysa TerKeurst p. 79 “A wise friend once gave me a real nugget of truth that I think about often.  She warned me as I stepped out and determined to say yes to God […]

Quotes- March 2012

(my photo) As this month comes to a close, our family is excited about getting to have holiday away.   We leave tomorrow morning early.  So before life gets busy as vacations sometimes do, I thought I would jot down the words that have challenged me this month. On worry from the Christian Atheist:When You Believe in God but Live […]

Favorite Links-March 2012

Happy New Year!!  Here in Central Asia we are celebrating their New Year.  It makes sense that it signals the beginning of spring.  At least we hope it is signaling the beginning of spring.  As we go through the season of Lent, the kids and I are plugging away at learning Colossians 2.  These verses seems to capture the meaning […]

February Quotes-2012

I don’t have as many this month but here the few I have. From Highland Sanctuary by Jennifer Hudson Taylor “She raised up on her tiptoes.  “In times of crisis, we fast and pray as a whole,” Kyla whispered, glancing back at the bent heads.  “This is how we fight our battles.”” From The Christian Atheist: When You Believe God […]