The landscape is changing with the coming of spring. A big part of this change is brought about by the blossoming and leafing of trees. Almost overnight a row of dull brown twigs becomes a lively green canopy that gives shade, privacy, and beauty. You can't help but notice trees in the spring. There are… Continue reading May prompt: tree
About the book Trees of the Book is a colorful storybook / workbook designed to introduce seven- to nine-year-olds to trees of the Bible and more. Folksy title and heading font, as well as Esther Haug’s pencil crayon, water color wash illustrations give the book a look that says, “Welcome kids, this is for you.”… Continue reading Trees of the Book by Kimberley Payne, Illustrated by Esther Haug (review)
It's February and time for another writing prompt. With Valentine's Day quickly approaching let's explore love! The Bible is full of love stories. Isaac found his love, Rebekah, through a marriage arranged by his dad (Genesis 24:1-67). Jacob knew whom he loved, but found his cagey father-in-law knew better, at least in the how to… Continue reading February prompt: love is in the air
I'm totally excited about a new TV mini-series scheduled to be broadcast on the History Channel, starting March 3! The Bible Series was produced by Roma Downey ("Touched by an Angel") and Mark Burnett (producer of "Survivor," "Celebrity Apprentice" etc.), with music by Hans Zimmer. I just saw the two of them interviewed on 100… Continue reading The Bible Series coming to a TV near you!