The one thing every mom needs

The one thing every mom needs (we all do actually.) Our culture tells us there is so much we need. So much more we have to have, so much we have to be. We need this car. That watch. Their couch. The perfect school. That latest gadget. To eat perfectly clean healthy food. To maximize… Read more »

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Picture books for welcoming a new baby

You might not know this but I am a big sister. When I was about two—long ago, back in the time of caves, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and parents left children in cars—my little newborn baby sister and I were left in the back of our car while our parents popped out—just a second…. Read more »

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Thoughts for Today: LOVE

LOVE What is love? Is it a feeling in your heart? The Bible says Love is much more: it is patient and kind, never bears a grudge, doesn’t demand its own way, always wants the best for someone else, never puts itself first, never gets jealous, isn’t proud, doesn’t boast, isn’t rude, always hopes, never… Read more »

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Picture books for welcoming spring

Spring is right around the corner. Even though it may be snowing–that’s the thing about Spring–it’s always on it’s way. Spring is coming– it’s a promise! Picture books are a great way to bring a seasonal rhythm to your home and embrace the changing year. The books you read year-after-year together are the ones that… Read more »

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2018 Jesus Storybook Bible Lent Guide

Before the beginning of time God had a wonderful plan. He would come down and rescue his children. He would send his Great Rescuer, Jesus. And together they would pull off the greatest Rescue the world has ever known. But just before Jesus began his Great Rescue operation—where did he go? To a university to… Read more »

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The secret to peace no storm can destroy…

Sheep Hill 2017 was a year of so much hard news—attacks, shootings, political strife—so many days when it was impossible to know what to say. Near the end of the year a tiny island off the coast of Northern Ireland had something to say to me. So—why is this little island with its steep almost… Read more »

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Thoughts for Today: The New Year

TODAY (the last of the year, the first of a new one) Every morning we enter a new day. Who knows what the day will bring? God knows. Which is why he tells us not to be afraid. He has already gone ahead of us into the new day. He knows the way, what will… Read more »

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Family resources for Christmas and Advent

We’re so excited. By popular request, we have put together an Advent Guide and we’re giving it away free to you and whoever else you think may love it. (It’s our way to say THANK YOU to all of you who have supported this book that is now–incredibly–in it’s 10th year). From Sally’s introduction in… Read more »

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Free lent reading plan for connecting with your kids this Easter

It’s been so much fun celebrating the 10th birthday of The Jesus Storybook Bible and the release of Found: Psalm 23 with you all! THANK YOU for reading, sharing, loving my books and giving them to friends and family and random strangers. And thank you for sharing your beautiful stories and photographs — each one… Read more »

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Jesus Storybook Bible 10th Anniversary

Over 2 million copies sold? Translated into over 30 languages around the globe? Who could ever have imagined in the beginning how God would use this book? And next month The Jesus Storybook Bible is turning TEN! (How is that possible?) To celebrate we are releasing two wonderful new editions of the book (with great… Read more »
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