Author Archives: Forever Joyful

The Mark of the King: A Review

Saying that Jocelyn Green’s latest novel, The Mark of the King, is the best Christian historical fiction that I’ve read this year would be quite the understatement considering how young 2017 is. Instead, I can emphatically say that it’s the … Continue reading

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I Dreamed I Was a Reindeer: Perfect Last-Minute Gift!

“Something I want, something I need, something I wear, something I read.” If you keep this jingle in mind when buying Christmas gifts, you’ll be sure to want to add Christopher P. Stanley’s adorable book to your child’s Christmas stocking! … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup: My Last Week As Host

Welcome to the first Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup of December. I missed you last week! I have so enjoyed hosting the linkup, it is with deep regret that I must announce this will be my last week hosting. I look … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup: Gratitude Journals

Welcome back to the Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup! I can’t wait to read all your posts (especially the many Thanksgiving-themed ones), but first I would like to share a meaningful activity our family does. We record praises and thanksgivings in our blessings journals. … Continue reading

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Operation Christmas Child Collection Week 2016

Could your children imagine December 25 without a single Christmas present? While my own kids still have trouble grappling with this, it’s nevertheless the reality faced by most children around the world. Many have not even heard of Christmas because they … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Monday Linkup: Post Election

Last week, many of your offered prayers, Bible verses, and encouragement to unify us in the wake of a turbulent election cycle. I was blessed by how our community steered away from partisan politics and name-calling and toward a celebration of … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup: The Last Cherry Blossom

Happy fall, again, and welcome back to the Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup. The leaves on my trees have almost completely finished falling, which makes me recall a book I read last week called The Last Cherry Blossom by Kathleen Burkinshaw. World … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup: Happy Fall, Y’all!

Welcome to the Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup! Happy Fall, Y’all! Leslie@Forever Joyful Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Google+Mary @Maryandering Creatively Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/ Instagram/Google+Tami @ThisMomsDelight Blog/Facebook/Pinterest/Twitter/Instagram/Google+Brandi @living between whimsy & realityBlog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Instagram/Google+Leah@As We Walk Along the RoadBlog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Instagram/Google+ Last Week’s Top Clicked Post! Amazing, FREE Bible Resource: The Bible … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup: Meet Leah

We’re so thankful that you are joining us again at the new and improved Literacy Musing Mondays. Last week we met new host Brandi Raae, and today I am equally thrilled to introduce our other new host, Leah. Leah Hi, … Continue reading

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The Richest Bible Study You Can Do With Your Kids

Are you always on the quest for the perfect devotional guide for children? Are you pouring over blog posts for Christian children’s teaching resources like a sports fanatic pores over scores of his favorite teams online? After several months of … Continue reading

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