Today is a new day. We can't know what tomorrow holds, but we've been given the next 24 hours to love others and love God. Each day we wake up we have the choice to wallow, doubt, argue, weep, hate and be
This season is both joyful and solemn. This time of the year is both full of beauty and fraught with loneliness and pain. This month of the year is both commercial and holy. No matter how we view it, the truth as told
Good Monday Morning Friends! Praying you each have a blessed day and that your week is full of faith, hope, joy, and love. As believers in the REASON for this holiday season, we don't have to wait for December to have
Hello and Happy Monday to you! If you're like us, you have felt a myriad of emotions the past week and as you look ahead, you may be struggling to zero-in on what your purpose and mission are as we continue
Good Morning Friend! Let's chat a minute. Can we be real together? Where are your feet planted right now? Are you feeling surrounded by the darkness? Do you feel tossed around by the storm of divisiveness that is threatening our country? Are you slipping
We. Are. In. This. Together. Some states, cities, and counties are opening. Some states, cities, and counties are staying closed. Some families are seeing each other. Some families are still separated. Some businesses are moving forward. Some businesses are closing forever. Some of us are suffering from
"Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful." Hebrews 10:23 There’s Hope. Hope in the morning. Hope in the evening. Hope because you’re living. Hope because you’re breathing. Hope in the breaking. Hope in the sorrow. Hope for this moment. Hope for
I know this Monday is hard. It's another week of uncertainty and worry and waiting. Have Faith. I know it's tough to miss family, to be separated and apart, to feel alone and lonely. Have Faith. I know it's difficult to know how to
How quickly our world has been changed since our last post. We knew a week ago that things were spinning out of control and that there was a new urgency to our days, but we couldn't know that schools would
Contributed by Soleil Boudon, Little Lamb Books Intern When was the last time that your passion was on fire? Days, weeks, years ago? When a child is still learning, their boundaries, emotions and passions tend to be all or nothing because children don’t
Contributed by Soleil Bourdon, Little Lamb Books intern We live in a world where time is something we try our best to control. Planners. Calendars. Phones with calendars. But, in the end, it is out of our hands. We can’t plan every minute of every day.
Say Hello to a Brand New Day! Say Hello to Your Neighbor, Friends and Family! Say Hello to Jesus! Say Hello to Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-Control! (Galatians 2:22-23)!
Your name is given to you by your parents. You don't get to choose it. It's a gift. And, it's how others know you, identify you, and how they speak to you and call out to you. But, have you ever learned
Contribution by Kayla Landis, Little Lamb Books Intern There are certain situations in life, like health problems or a family member’s salvation, where you pray for so long that it feels as though God is never going to answer you.
Maybe you woke up late and ended up stuck in traffic. Maybe you and your spouse or kids argued. Maybe you're looking at an almost empty checkbook. Maybe you're in the doctor's office fighting illness. There are so many things in the day to
We are called to be LIGHTS shining BRIGHT in a dark world. Darkness CANNOT remain where there is LIGHT! Shine Glow Illuminate Gleam Reflect Sparkle Beam Radiate Emit Blaze "In the same way, let your LIGHT shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in
How do you see the world around you? In empty glasses and blank pages? In black and white? In pain and judgement? In darkness and death? How do you see the life you're living? In dreams and full stories? In awe and wonder? In vivid colors and beauty? In
The pastor speaking from the platform this weekend said something so profound to the congregation on Sunday. "God will do what you can't, but not what you won't." Read it again. "God will do what you can't, but not what you won't." Let those
Many of us today are feeling intense feelings, both empathetic and sympathetic. Our emotions are running the gauntlet from sadness and devastation to fear and anxiety to anger and impatience. We see the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and,
It's the week of Christmas! Only 5 more days until the pitter-patter of feet rushing toward stuffed stockings, decorated trees, and warm kitchens (coffee anyone?!). In the background you might also have on the annual holiday parade or Christmas tunes
I love Christmas music. Plain and simple. I could listen to it all year because there are so many different versions, artist renditions, and new songs to hear. I actually get frustrated with my local radio stations at this time of
For the longest time I took rest for granted. When I was single and teaching, my weekends were spent cleaning, running errands, hanging with friends, and sleeping until noon. I took for granted that resting would always be available. Today, I'm
Welcome to Wordy Wednesday. As authors, editors, marketers and publishers, words breathe life into our passions, our thoughts, our images, and our feelings. They combine to create the books, the settings, and the characters that have emerged as important members