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Author: Laura Ankrom

06
Dec

Dinner Table Advent

If you haven’t already started a family tradition of celebrating Advent, it’s not too late to start, even this year!  I’ve just finished an Advent book entitled Dinner Table Advent. …

26
Nov

The Arrival of Jesus

Advent this year will begin on November 27th.  As we approach Christmas, advent is a time when we pause to remember the first coming of Jesus and anticipate his second…

22
Nov

Doughnuts For Thanksgiving

I thought it might be timely, given the fact that Thanksgiving is right around the corner, to stop for a moment and think about doughnuts. Doughnuts?!  Unless they are pumpkin…

08
Nov

Milly Picks a Pet

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’re probably wondering why I’ve been silent for awhile.  Well, aside from a wonderful month-long visit from my mother, I’ve been reworking…

01
Nov

Washed Ashore Alive

As both adults and children we read the Bible as if it contains a series of unrelated stories. Flip open to a book of the Bible, read it, and then…

30
Aug

The Story of Noah’s Ark

There are amazing details in the stories of the Bible. These details point to Jesus. It’s time to follow our curiosity to see just how eloquently the Old Testament stories…

23
Aug

The Messiah in the Details

As both adults and children we read the Bible as if it contains a series of unrelated stories. Flip open to a book of the Bible, read it, and then…

09
Aug

The Best Text Message

This past week I held an event for the women of our church.  I talk to my mother daily so she knew of the event.   She keeps up with what…

26
Jul

Screen Time Overload

So many parents struggle with their children to find a balance between good old fashioned fun and screen time.  No doubt your child’s teacher has told you to limit screen…

19
Jul

VBS Highlights Days 3-5!

Last week I shared with you highlights from the first two days of VBS at our house with the grandkidsThe format we used was pretty simple.  Mornings were for the…