Monthly Archives: August 2019

The River Between Us Discussion Questions

This month we started our new homeschool year. (I know…sob! I don’t like back to school in August. Nevertheless, I am part of a homeschool co-op/commonwealth/liber community school that started this month.) I co-mentor a class about the Civil War/the … Continue reading

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What About Predestination and Foreordination?

  Awhile ago for the “Come, Follow Me” readings, in the New Testament, I read that Paul talked about predestination. Romans 8:29-30 says, “Whom [God] did foreknow, he also did predestinate, … them he also called: and whom he called, … Continue reading

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Angelic Help Tip for Thrifting

  Let’s talk about thrifting! It’s one of my favorite activities! It’s so fun finding clothes, toys, books, furniture, and more treasures, for a fraction of the cost you find  in regular stores or online. I’m of the Duggar mindset … Continue reading

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Navigating Without Instruments: You Have to Know Where You’ve Been to Know Where You Are Going

  You know that part in the movie Moana where she and Maui talk about wayfinding? I saw the movie but I didn’t even notice the term or wonder what it involved. It just went way over my head, like … Continue reading

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Family Night at the Movies: Dangal

  During my week-long family reunion at a cabin in the mountains of Utah in July, my sibs and our kids and I watched this fascinating movie out of Bollywood called Dangal. The title word literally means “wrestling competition” in … Continue reading

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Recap of Vaccine Info from 2018 Health Conference

  Remember when I announced the Your Health Freedom Conference that happened in Utah last fall? One of the topics presented at this conference was about vaccines. Since it’s back-to-school time, many of you are faced once again with the … Continue reading

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Let the Book Speak for Itself, Without a Title, So Any False Preconceived Notions Aren’t Stirred Up

  “And moreover, I say unto you, that the time shall come when the knowledge of a Savior shall spread throughout every nation, kindred, tongue, and people. And behold, when that time cometh, none shall be found blameless before God, except it be little children, only through repentance … Continue reading

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2019 UT Family Reunions: Cousin Time!

  I recently got back from a three week vacation in Utah. It was just what I wanted and needed, for a change in my routine. That is, except for a slight hiccup that happened in the middle, which surprisingly … Continue reading

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Nontoxic Elimination of Bed Bugs

I just got back from a three-week vacation to Utah. The vacation was full of reunions and nostalgia and soooo fun! Another piece of nostalgia comes from my memory of coming back last year from Utah after a six week … Continue reading

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