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On These Black Sands

So, I’m not having the easiest of transitions between homeschooling and summer. I just can’t get on top of what I’m supposed to be doing. My solution? Read the preview copy of Lutheran author Vanessa Rasanen‘s upcoming release, On These Black Sands🙂

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500th Anniversary of the Reformation Coloring Book

Back in 2017, I mentioned a Reformation Coloring Book created by retired LCMS Pastor Scott R. Blazek. The book is still available and, if you think about it, this is another 500th observance for the Reformation. 🙂 Maybe it’s time to get it out for the next batch of kids.

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Confirmation Books?

Confirmation books are a hot topic in my house right now. Our oldest is soon to be confirmed, and she already has a Bible, a hymnal, and soon a Book of Concord. So what confirmation books would you add? And, since I’m supposed to purchase one on behalf of our LWML society, what are your favorite or go to confirmation books that typically sell around $10-15?

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Patti Miller

Remember in school, learning a new word and then suddenly hearing it all around you? That’s what it’s been like for me regarding art. Reading my dad’s State of the Arts has me hearing about art all over the place, which leads me to introduce you to Lutheran artist Patti Miller.

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A little getaway

I’m happy to say my husband and I enjoyed a little getaway this weekend. We left the kids with my folks and tried to relax out of town.

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Concord Forge

You know how I love to spread word about Lutheran writers. I love to spread word about Lutheran artists, designers, crafters, etc., too! Today I’d like to highlight Concord Forge.

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Have you heard of Romanos the Melodist?

Romanos the Melodist is very much on my To Read list! Below is a blog post about him and some of his writing from my dad.

Maundy Thursday from the First Great Christian Poet

 

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Wanna Catch up on Bradbury

Katie Schuermann invites you to subscribe to her newsletter with a great treat in store: a chance to catch up on what’s going on in Bradbury! As Katie put it, “Mrs. Schuermann and Mrs. Scheinberg wrote a story  just for you.” 🙂 Just click subscribe below.

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Ash Wednesday

Many of us are having an . . . odd and difficult week due to weather and energy conservation, and you’ll forgive me that I hate writing entire posts from my phone. So here’s a timely link (https://www.whatdoesthismean.org/lifted-voice–brian-hamer/on-psalms-hymns-and-spiritual-songs-psalm-51-by-georg-philipp-telemann) and a reminder that we’re in this together.

Lord, have mercy.

Thanks be to God that He does.

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Reading with the Early Church Fathers

Maybe you’ve seen this. It was posted back on November 30, 2o2o, but now is when I’m sharing it: Dr. Geoff Boyle’s “Reading the Old Testament with the Early Church Fathers.” 🙂

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