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Blog: Krista

February 18, 2013 |  by Krista

Farewell to the good, to pursue the best

Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails. – Proverbs 19:21 If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it... Read more
November 29, 2012 |  by Krista

When Life Plays Games with Righteous Choices

I’m writing this with a heavy sigh. It has been a few months since we started the Righteousness lesson and created our “Good Choices Poster”. At the onset, we taught three of the Bible lessons and... Read more
September 14, 2012 |  by Krista

Righteousness Poster — Mission Accomplished!

(For a description of the first part of this venture, check out the post entitled, “The Good Choices Poster”.) After a surprising number of hours of play J, we finally got the Righteousness poster... Read more
September 7, 2012 |  by Krista

The good choices poster

Well, you know you’ve had mixed priorities as a parent when your kids cheer, “Are we FINALLY going to get to do more KOI activities? Today? Really? ” Wow! Fellow blogger Julie talked about parental... Read more
July 27, 2012 |  by Krista

Reaching for righteousness

I’ve always disliked the word “righteous.” Perhaps because of the snobbish connotation of the term “self-righteous.” Maybe because I never really understood exactly how to apply it (it was too “holy... Read more
July 23, 2012 |  by Krista

Help for our hearing? Anyone?

We’ve done a couple posts now on teaching kids to hear God’s voice. Is anybody else out there also working on this? I would really love to know how you do it. Is it the kind of thing that just... Read more
May 30, 2012 |  by Krista

We can hear Him!

We’re working on helping our kids hear God’s voice in hopes that as they grow their relationship with Him, they will also want to follow where He leads. The Parents’ Prayer in the Attentiveness... Read more
May 10, 2012 |  by Krista

The Shepherd's voice

In the past two months, we’ve had problems with Benjamin sometimes being quite mean to his younger sister. We’ve witnessed cutting comments, little physical assertions and callous selfishness. When... Read more
April 25, 2012 |  by Krista

Life, interrupted

It was a sunny Wednesday afternoon. I had picked up Benjamin and Jessica from school, prepared a snack and was about to get them started on homework. Without warning I felt a stab in the left side of... Read more
March 26, 2012 |  by Krista

The fox and the hound - all ears!

The Kick-off craft activity in the Attentiveness lesson was a huge hit with our two creature lovers. Making animal ear hats proved quick, easy and more popular than I thought. At first I wondered if... Read more