All Posts by Ellen

Praise and Magnify The Lord with Thanksgiving

It’s November!  It’s time to praise the Lord and give Him thanks! Come magnify the Lord with me! Yes, that’s true, but it is always time to praise the Lord and give Him thanks.  His praise ought to be continually in our mouths. (Ps. 34:1) Psalms 69:30 I will praise the name of God with […]

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10 Fun Fall Activities To Do With Your Grandchildren

It’s fall break time!  Are you looking for some fun fall activities to do with  your children and/or grandchildren?  Here are some activities that the whole family can enjoy. Great Ideas for Fall Break 1. Beach Trip – I put this at the top, because that is our usual, but this year things changed a […]

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How One Little Girl Learned Patience

It matters not how young or old we are, there are times (many times for myself) that we become impatient and we just don’t want to wait.  But can we learn to be patient?  Sometimes God will work in different ways to teach us patience.  In this book (check our more books here) Gracie Lou […]

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Books To Fall For

Isn’t fall a wonderful time to start a new Bible Study, pick up a new devotional book  or just to  snuggle up with a book?  Below are some of my favorite books, most of them kindle format, but many of them you can probably get in paperback or hard back.  So take a look a […]

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Tricky Treats

I love treats don’t you?  And sometimes tricks are fun too as long as they are the right kind of tricks.  Halloween is a touchy subject and many have different opinions.  Personally, I’m not a fan of this holiday for many reasons which I won’t take time to name here.  But if opportunity is given […]

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Fall/Thanksgiving Blessing Cards Free Printable

The Autumn season is upon us.  What are your plans for fall/Thanksgiving?  It’s a wonderful time to spend together as a family.  It’s also a wonderful time to bless someone else? Are you looking for a way you can be a blessing to someone or share the gospel?  Here is a free printable of little […]

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Challenge

The word for Five MInute Friday is CHALLENGE.  I’ve joined in with them this week. START It is certainly a challenge to watch your grandkids for an extended period of time.  Well, I just had them for one night which turned into two, but it can take its toll on a grandparent.  Everytime I’m asked […]

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And Their Eyes Were Opened

Have your eyes been opened as to who God is?  How much time have you really spent in getting to know the Savior? The disciples spent a lot of time with the Lord and yet it was at this moment that their eyes were opened. Luke 24:31  And their eyes were opened, and they knew […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of the Christian Life

Do this, don’t do this!  Unfortunately, there are many even in Christianity who tell us we must do and don’t do this in order to be a Christian. Because of this it has turned many away from the gospel. The Do This and Don’t Do this basis of Christianity is simply not true.  Christianity is […]

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School Should Begin At Home

It’s Back to School Time … Public School, Home School?  Which one?  Only you and the Lord can decide that, but I do know that all schooling should begin at home.  Spurgeon wrote a great devotional that goes along well with this idea.  That can be found here. Note: Affiliate Links are Associated With This […]

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Drinking Wine and Alcohol – Yes or No?

I’m really not a fan of writing on this subject, but lately the sin of drunkenness has come up in my devotional time and I felt compelled to put a few things here.  For the most part I am sharing what I’ve found on other sites that relay my beliefs on the subject. My prayer […]

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If Thou Hast Nothing To Pay

Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.  If thou hast nothing to pay why should he take away the bed from under thee? Proverbs 22:26-27  I never would have thought to see the Gospel in these verses, but it is there!  This is what I […]

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Manna from God

Have you had manna from God today?  When God sent the Israelites food in the wilderness, they said “What is it”?  They were blessed to receive the food they needed every single day while wandering in the wilderness.  And although they didn’t know what it was, God told them what it was.  It was there […]

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Are You A Writer?

Do you like to write?  Sometimes I do.  Sometimes I go more on my feelings; I just scribble things down when I feel like it.  While thinking about this subject, the first thing that came to my mind was what God says.  Write His Word in your heart.  There are so many reasons that we […]

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21 prayers for my Grandchildren

Pray for your grandchildren every day!  Hopefully our prayers for our children and grandchildren are not just bless so and so, but may we ask the Lord to work in their lives according to what His Word says. As I daily walk the paths of life which are full of God’s mercy, grace, and truth, […]

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Have You Been Delivered From The Power Of Darkness?

Have you been delivered from the power of darkness?  You can be. We are all under the power of darkness.  We are born sinners and therefore we are children of the devil living in his dark domain. Praise the Lord! He Delivered Me. He is the one who delivered me from the power of darkness.  […]

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SOLA – A Book Review On the Five Solas of Scripture

“Sola” is a fast paced condensed explanation of the five solas of the Reformation.  It provides sufficient historical background to put the Reformation and it’s Solas into context without putting one to sleep.  It is definitely written from a reformed perspective and assumes that “the Reformers are our theological forebears”  I don’t think these truths […]

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Journal As You Read God’s Word

As I read God’s Word each day, I keep an open journal in front of me.  I started this several years ago, but wished I had started very early in life.  Years ago, I heard a very wise lady say, just write at least one verse that spoke to your heart today and so I […]

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Do you know what the Bible Says about the first fall?

Crunching leaves, brilliant colors, and crisp breezes are all signs that fall has begun. Many people look forward to this time of change, as summer heat gives way to cooler days, and autumn hues overspread the landscape. Fall is also a fun time, with harvest festivals and other special events and celebrations. Affiliate Links in […]

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You Can Live Forever

“Forever With Jesus” is a child’s book written by Lee Ann Mancini and illustrated by Dan Sharp.  The book was given to me by the publisher in exchange for a review.  I was once again happy to review a book for children especially since I have 20 grandchildren.  God is good! This is the third […]

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Our Effectual Prayer should be Made Known unto God

Our Effectual Prayer should be Made Known unto God.  What is your prayer life like?  Are you continually bringing your requests to the Lord?  Or do you you worry and fret instead of praying?  Or  maybe you call a friend and confide in someone else first.  This one little verse offers 6 ways that we […]

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7 Lessons from the life of Mannaseh

What lessons do you learn from God’s Word?  God’s Word is the mirror of truth.  If one looks into it honestly each and every day, they will see so many things that need to be worked on to make their walk one that is pleasing to God. When I look into the mirror each day, […]

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How Many Days Do You Have Left On This Earth?

 How many days do you have left on earth?  None of us can answer that question, but we all know that we all die.  Some die young, some in between and some on into old age.  But no man knows the day or the hour.  It is only God who knows our appointed time.  Yes, […]

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Patriotic Printables – Freebies For Any Patriotic Day

There are several patriotic printables for your enjoyment.  You will find coloring pages, games, wall decor, and more.  If you love celebrating Independence day with your family, then I hope you’ll find something you can enjoy from these printables. GET ACCESS TO YOUR PRINTABLES HERE As a believer let’s: Pray for our country and for those […]

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Gifts for Dad

Are you looking for some gifts for dad this Father’s Day?  There is really not a one size fits all list, but  here is a list of several wonderful gift ideas that are a perfect fit for dads of all kinds. Quick and Easy Gifts for Dad or the man in  your life -Gift cards […]

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Drop Everything and Let’s Play Drop It!

Drop everything and let’s play Drop It.  Yes, we are having a family game night and are playing a new game that was given to me from Tryazon for my honest review.  The name of the Game is Drop It which is a new board game by Thames and Kosmos.  The gist of the game: […]

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The Gospel Through Videos

Kids love videos and so do adults for that matter.  What a great way to share the gospel with them.  Make your own or use some that are already available. I’m not one to stick kids in front of a video 24/7 for an automatic babysitter.  There are times however, when you just need a […]

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