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Alysa

First and foremost I am a Christian. I love my Lord & Savior Jesus Christ. I aim to live my life in line with God's Word the Holy Bible. I strive to be more Christlike everyday. He is my Strength, my Protector and my Provider.

My three children are my world. I can't describe the joy that pours from my soul because of them.

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 […]

The Painter’s Daughter

This book by Julie Klassen is about the complicated relationships between Sophia Dupont and the Overtree brothers, Stephen and Wesley. Sophie assists her painter father in his studio and pursues her own passion for art. She meets Wesley who, as an accomplished painter himself, uses her as his muse. Their […]

Bathsheba: Reluctant Beauty

This book by Angela Hunt is a part of her Dangerous Beauty series. It alternates between the perspectives of Bathsheba and Nathan-the prophet. The Biblical story line is entwined with a fictional story line to help portray a picture of what may have taken place. The author uses culture, time, […]

NIV Faithgirlz! Bible

The NIV Faithgirlz! Bible is the same popular New International Version (Old & New Testaments) of the Bible with a hardcover and magnet closure. The cover is turquoise, purple, and pink; illustrated with an owl, flowers, stripes and polka dots. It contains the NIV headings and footnotes throughout the Bible. […]

Irish Meadows

This book by: Susan Anne Mason is the first in her Courage to Dream series. It takes place on Long Island, New York in the early 1900s. The O’Leary family owns but is close to loosing a horse farm due to financial circumstances. James O’Leary needs his daughters, Colleen and […]

On Shifting Sand

This book by Allison Pittman takes place in the Dust Bowl of Oklahoma. As drought overtakes Russ and Nola’s small town, discontentment overtakes Nola’s heart. Russ does his best to care for the few people who have remained at his church. Nola bitterly performs her motherly and pastor’s wife responsibilities. […]

BASH and the Chocolate Milk Cows

This book by: Burton W. Cole and Illustrated By: Buddy Lewis is the third in the Bash Series. Bash, Beamer and their friends are living the simple life. Bash’s farm is full of humor, adventure, pranks, a colorful goat, a cow that makes chocolate milk, and a robber! In the […]

Princess Charity Sticker & Activity Book

This book is inspired by Jeanna Young & Jacqueline Johnson with pictures by Omar Aranda. It is based off of The Princess Parables series of books that feature five sister princesses Charity, Grace, Joy, Faith, & Hope. It is geared toward kids ages 4-8. The activities in this book include: […]