Stone Soup for Five

Bible Journal pages: Gospel pages

I have come to the realization that I need to grow in my understanding of what, exactly, the gospel of Christ is.  I, like I'm sure most of you, can give a quick answer for what the gospel is, but do I really know it?  Do I really believe it?  Do I really understand it and make it a part of my life?  Not usually.



Argumentative prayer? Is that even allowed?! Prayer School Session Two


Arguing with God while shaking my fist, crying "WHY?!" has never worked well for me... so why, in Isaiah, does the Lord suggest and request reasoning (arguing) together?

"Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord..."  Isaiah 1:16-18

Are your Bible notes a hot mess? JOT Bible review

If you're like me, you have notes all over the place.  On the church bulletin, in your Bible, scraps of paper, 3x5 cards, notebooks that you were SURE you'd put every note in, and everywhere in between...


Do you have 5 good reasons for that prayer request? Prayer School session one!

I stink at prayer.  And I've been frustrated for years because prayer is a hard discipline that I just wasn't getting.


Prayer for me wasn't communing with God.  It was boring, hard, and flat.  I wondered what I was missing... was I the only one who didn't get how to pray?  And if God is God and knows everything, why should I even bother?

favorite things from May--sketching, books, links and quotes

Grab a cup of iced coffee or tea and let's chat!  For me, the month of May brought sketching at Disneyland, being intentional about learning, prepping to lead a Bible study at my church and the end of homeschool and co-op for 2015-2016!