It was a busy day…school, errands, doctor’s appointment…and then, it happened! The making of a lesson-learning, memorable moment thanks to a restaurant advertisement and the mind of a six-year-old. Continue reading “Where we don’t go and why.”
Is there such a thing as Holy Imagination?
The imagination of a child is unique and many times, unmatched. In this day, with mesmerizing stimulation forefront in daily activities, a child’s imagination can look like a withered, yellowed plant burdened and depressed by bugs, environment, predators and the like. AbiNoelle’s mind, rarely so encumbered, is always spinning and whirling with ideas, thoughts, stories and questions all spurred by an audio story, family activities and conversations, and, now the chapter books she is easily devouring. This thinking recently related Scriptural truths to, you guessed it, a truck, boogers, and a window! Continue reading “A Truck, Boogers, and a Window”
[My College Graduation – all four Grandparents traveled to Florida to celebrate with me!]
They’re gone! They’re gone! THEY ARE ALL GONE! – my heart cried when I found this picture today.
LIFE. It isn’t easy. Why? Because we LOVE. Continue reading “The mound, an angel, & Goodbye for now”
Ever had Bird in a Pie? Well, AbiNoelle sure didn’t want any! We were sitting at the kitchen table and Mommy was enjoying a piece of pie.
“Mommy? What kind of pie is that?” asked AbiNoelle.
“Pecan.” Mommy said.
“Ewww! I wouldn’t want that!” AbiNoelle declared.
“Why? It’s so good!” “What are you talking about?” Mommy questioned. “This pie is sooo tasty!”
“Mommy- [said in a very exasperated manner] Continue reading “Bird in pie, “ket-chup,” and LIFE.”
Our review of Heirloom Audio Productions Captain Bayley’s Heir was filled with adventure from England to the Mississippi River and the California Gold Rush. The main plot keeps you in suspense over the fate of Frank who is desperate to clear his name from false accusation, while several other sub-plots add intrigue to the entire audio adventure. The professional cast, strong soundtrack and effects combined with G.A. Henty’s authorship and Bill Heid’s production team at Heirloom Audio Productions created a riveting story, making our family time unique and fun-filled. Continue reading “We love audio dramas!”
Early this morning, Mommy was preparing for the day, Daddy had already kissed us goodbye, and AbiNoelle was stirring from bed. Before Mommy knew it, an urgent knock came to her bedroom door. It was followed by an emphatic, “Mommy, Mommy!” and soon she was singing “JOY to the World” all over the house.
All around everyone is in the hustle and bustle of the first day of school, but not in the Lilly house! We’re doing the “NOT first day cheer and challenge!” That’s right! This, our third year of A Beka DVD school, is Continue reading “The NOT first day cheer and challenge!”
Often our travels bring providential opportunities. Such it was for a trip to Milford, OH for the Bible Printing Summit with Bearing Precious Seed, yet you’ll never believe the return of a dollar and printing education received! Continue reading “$1 and a Printing Education”
Our review of Heirloom Audio Productions In the Reign of Terror kept all three of us captivated during our long hours of summer travel. What a thrill to be transported back in time to the days of the French Revolution through this superb radio drama production. We experienced the truth of history through the life of Harry whose tenure with a Christian French Aristocratic family painted a firm picture of what living during the days of the Robespierre must have been like. The professional cast, strong soundtrack and effects combined with G.A. Henty’s authorship and Bill Heid’s production team at Heirloom Audio created a riveting story, making 2 1/2 hours of road travel pass in a blink. Continue reading “Audio Drama – the best Review!”