The Reason You Were Born


The Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. — Deuteronomy 31:6 NIV We have all had our hearts broken by someone who did not choose us, or by someone who rejected our offer to love that would have brought the fulfillment of a relationship. Some of us have

Don’t Lose the Joy


It’s easy to lose joy in life.  We get to the stage where we take ourselves too seriously or are afraid to make mistakes.  But when we know that we are loved by God, loved beyond measure, we can dive in a take a chance.  –Sheila Walsh (The Great Adventure)

Creative Process


We owe it to ourselves to make room for artistic expression.  After all, the creative process puts us in touch with the Creator.  –Marilyn Meberg (The Great Adventure)

Women of Faith Wednesday


Father’s Day is Sunday, so share about the dad of your choice! Your own, your kids’, a fictional father… be creative and celebrate a dad!   Bloggers who enter our blog hop will be entered for a chance to win Fathered by God by John Eldredge. In this life-changing message, Eldredge unveils the six stages

Playful People


This child within each of us is the muse for our creativity, the catalyst for our joy, and the spirit behind our wildest dreams.  –Luci Swindoll (The Great Adventure)

Master Painter


The great Master Painter allows you and me to take up our little brushes and paint our lives in a multitude of colors – some that clash, some that take others by surprise or provoke disapproval.  In all of this he looks down on us in love, he smiles, he celebrates our uniqueness.  –Sheila Walsh

True Calling


It can feel risky to set aside old ideas and expectations, but when we move forward with the aid of divine guidance, we will discover our true calling. –Sheila Walsh (The Great Adventure)

Spotlight On: Omaha, NE


Interesting facts about Omaha, NE •  A six-story building would fit inside the Qwest Center Omaha arena (so there should be room for you and your friends at Imagine!) •  Boy’s Town is in Omaha: founded in 1917 by Father Flanagan, it’s the inspiration for the 1938 movie starring Spencer Tracy, which was actually filmed on-site. The



The enemy of our souls would love to have us think there is joy in disobedience.  Eve fell for that in the Garden.  But disobedience does not produce joy, and neither is disobedience adventure.  –Marilyn Meberg (The Great Adventure)

Dear Donna . . .


Dear Donna, what advice would you give someone who wants to write their World Vision child, but doesn’t know where to start? If you would like to write to your World Vision child just start with the basics. Introduce yourself and your family; tell your child where you live and what the economy is in