How to Find Hope with These Christian Authors

ArynFaith, Christian Nonfiction26 Comments

We often struggle with knowing how to find hope. It sometimes seems like finding hope is Mission Impossible. We are drowning in daily life: endless “mom routines” of cooking, cleaning and laundry, teaching, etc. And we don’t even know when we will be able to sneak in a shower (oh wait, I wasn’t supposed to share That much with you, oops!). Seriously though, I am happy to tell you that when we take the time to look, finding hope in God is Totally Possible As your resident Library-an, I want to show you how to find hope when things feel … Read More

Lydia in the Bible: A Story of Courage and Hope

ArynFaith, Christian Fiction9 Comments

Lydia, Woman of Philippi

Lydia in the Bible has always fascinated me! and now, I get to review a fictional account of her story! I’m so excited, as I get to learn more about this incredible woman, Lydia in the Bible encourages me regularly! Welcome to my first post as part of Celebrate Lit! Lydia, Woman of Philippi, By Diane Wallis Taylor. Celebrate Lit is a really great group of Christian bloggers, who get to preview and review lots of cool books and get to share some occasional giveaways with you, our readers, allowing you lots of quality reviews before you spend your hard-earned … Read More

8 Sunday School Songs that Comfort In the Storm

ArynFamily, Children's Bookshelf, Faith10 Comments

Hooray for memorizing songs that comfort no matter what the storm! If you grew up in church, as I did -I was a 4th (living) generation Southern Baptist as a kid- then you probably have some favorite Sunday School songs that still go through your mind from time to time. Hopefully you’re passing them down to the next generation as well. As I play our favorite CDs during the day, for my little guy and I to Dance to, sweep to, etc, and as I sing to him when he needs calming, I’m struck all over again by just how meaningful … Read More

The Ability to Multitask: 3 Simple Rules for Successful Moms

ArynFamily14 Comments

Moms Multitasking Well? Absolutely!

In this post you will find the ability to multitask well made manageable with 3 simple rules. Hey, how is everyone today? The sun is shining here, and the grass is green. We got to play in the water more than once this past week, and that never fails to make me smile. It gives me more motivation to do things, and to be active, than those rainy days do. But, even at that, finding ways of sneaking cardio in to my daily routines can be difficult. I have some pretty amazing friends who appear to be the definition of moms … Read More

Inspiring Action When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything

ArynFamily21 Comments

I Don't Feel Like It!

This past month, I’ve not gotten enough sleep, and we have had quite a few rainy days. I don’t know about you, but that combination often leads me to a place where I just don’t feel like doing Anything. Not my chores, for sure! Maybe not my Bible time. Not spending time playing with my four-year-old who switches gears (and activities) faster than my brain can keep up with. Or gets fixated on one activity that is my least favorite, and want to play that for hours! Coming up with another dinner idea? Really? Do I have to? ? Obviously, … Read More