Camping with children is hard work, but rewarding. Bikes are a necessity especially if the campground has adequate trails/roads that are safe for the kids on bikes. For many years, we camped with our children at a local campground. Always going with… Read More

Read: Philippians 4:11-13 My husband and I started camping when we were first married. Surprisingly, although my husband worked in the RV (recreational vehicle) industry, we didn’t own a camper. Our first experience was in a tent. I was in my first… Read More

Read: Proverbs 15:1-4 One summer our family and my uncle’s family piled into our campers and went to Beverly Beach in Washington to meet up with our cousins from Oregon. This was a fancy campground with a store filled with enticing treats… Read More

Read: Philippians 4:18-20 It was Labor Day weekend and we had packed into our campers and set out for Spotted Bear, a remote campground in northwest Montana about 50 miles up a gravelly mountain road. Mom diligently checked and rechecked our supplies,… Read More

Read: Deuteronomy 4:9 The book of Deuteronomy is organized around three speeches Moses gave to the children of Israel just before they entered the Promised Land. Up to this point, the Israelites were campers. They lived in tents for forty years! I… Read More

Today begins a week of vacation with my sister at a nearby campground. I hope to do some reading, relaxing and renewing with great books, food and friends. I thought a lot on Thursday, the 4th, about holidays. Some 200+ years ago… Read More

Read: Romans 8:1-4 Freedom in a nutshell. And because of Jesus, nothing condemns me. And there isn’t any better news than that! Have a great weekend!

Sometimes I am afraid of freedom. Afraid that without the boundaries of rules and regulations; of stated right and wrong, I will go astray. Read: Galatians 5:16 And that’s why we have the Holy Spirit. He is faithful to guide us. Paul… Read More

Today we are celebrating with our family. Dave’s famous pulled pork, corn-on-the-cob, watermelon, outdoor games, and a sprinkler! What could be better? Read: Galatians 5:5-8 Today I will also celebrate that God has called me to live in freedom. For many years… Read More

Concerning ourselves with just spiritual freedom…not physical or political or national. Thinking only of our spirits. Scripture tells us repeatedly that Jesus came to set us free. Free from what? Read: Galatians 5:1-6 I will summarize the background of this writing for… Read More