Five Ways God Loved Mary

“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked on the humble estate of his servant. For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed.”   –Luke 1 Two thousand years after Christ was born of the virgin Mary, millions of Christians around the globe call Mary blessed, especially during the Christmas season. God loved Mary, and Mary loved God. Five Ways God Loved Mary One | God gave Mary the privilege of giving birth to the long-awaited Messiah After the fall, God told Satan that the Seed of the woman … Continue Reading “Five Ways God Loved Mary”

The Art of Small Talk

The Art of Small Talk By Donna Rapacz Foucachon This talk was originally delivered at Thrive, a monthly ladies’ group at Christ Church, in Moscow, Idaho. Due to requests for a copy of the talk, Roman Roads filmed this lecture so that more people could benefit from the lecture.  PLEASE CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO BE BROUGHT TO “THE ART OF SMALL TALK” PAGE.

Late to read? Why that’s not always a problem.

I would like to tell you something about my mother and about me. Homeschooling mothers have to be self-sacrificial, hard-working, and patient. I want to share how these qualities in my mother blessed my life in a particular way. For whatever reason (some people would affix a three or four letter acronym to this), I was just not ready to read when most boys and girls normally learn to read. It wasn’t that she wasn’t trying hard enough, or that she was not qualified (truth be told, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Gordon College, and taught at Winter Park … Continue Reading “Late to read? Why that’s not always a problem.”