Yearly Archives: 2013

What Does Your Calendar say about You?

17 Dec 2013
Winter Holiday Schedule Calendar

I’ve been thinking about my calendar. Have you ever heard someone suggest a person’s checkbook is more telling about what they value than anything they say? I wonder what our calendars would communicate this time of year? Is Jesus the Reason for the Season, or is it something we simply post in a Christmas card? […]

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My Favorite Free Christmas Gift List App

09 Dec 2013
christmas app

Christmas Gift Lists It’s the time of the Christmas season when I begin to wish I was more organized. Most years I make my list on some scratch of paper — and at mid-December, it’s complete with purse goo and illegible solutions and deals scribbled between those on my gift-giving list. It appears organized. Then […]

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OCC: Helping Children Give Beyond Themselves

03 Dec 2013

We tried something new just before Thanksgiving. Several of our kids invited school friends to help put together shoe box gifts for Samaritan’s Purse, known as Operation Christmas Child. OCC is evangelistic humanitarian aid organization that helps children give beyond themselves. It was so easy, thanks to the FREE Packing Party packet provided by Samaritan’s Purse. It […]

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Bonus Blog: Introducing Andi

20 Nov 2013

This week’s Bonus Blog is an introduction to Andi Hale. She is going to be doing some guest blogging here at On Beyond Ordinary. You will love her. She has been with Beyond Ordinary Ministries for two years– I could not survive without her. We thought an opportunity to get to know her would be […]

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Book Review: Seasons of the Heart

12 Nov 2013

Book Review Seasons of the Heart: A Year of Devotions from One Generation of Women to Another, by Donna Kelderman Donna Kelderman has compiled 365 daily devotional writings from a rich array of twelve women from past centuries who lived in America and Great Britain. Among the twelve you will find the wives of a […]

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