Adventures in Odyssey: Celebrate Odyssey’s Birthday!

Can you believe Adventures in Odyssey is 30 years old? Some of my favorite married memories have been going on trips and my husband and I tuned into Family Life Network to listen to Adventures in Odyssey. Whit, Connie, Eugene, Bernard….they weren’t just characters to me, they were friends. Even though the kids are mostly grown, we recently took a trip and just the two of us, he pulled out…

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COTT: Celebrate COTT’s 5th Year with a Kindle Giveaway

Happy Birthday, COTT! We’re half a decade old! To celebrate FIVE YEARS of Clash of the Titles, we’re GIVING AWAY some fun gifts. You can win books by Gail Pallotta and Lisa Lickel, or even a KINDLE FIRE!! Raffle opens right now! Closes Monday, November 30. There are several ways to enter the drawing outlined in the RaffleCopter below. Winners will be drawn and announced on December 2nd. Please note:…

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What 45 Looks Like on Me

Each year around my birthday I take a selfie or have a kid snap a picture and share what I’m experiencing. In this year of “revive” I have another hair change planned and new glasses so I’ll wait and post one from February. Wow. 45. That’s a crazy number. Thirty didn’t bother me because I felt right on track for goals and God’s direction. Forty wasn’t too bad because the…

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Odyssey Adventure Club Celebrates First Birthday

Focus on the Family’s Odyssey Adventure Club is turning one, and they want you to celebrate with them! We’d be thrilled if you shared this great deal with your friends and followers! Praise for the Odyssey Adventure Club: “AIO has been such a blessing to me and my family. They were able to help me re-connect with my 6-year-old, especially on our way to school. It’s something we can listen…

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Saturday Confession: What 44 Looks Like on Me

For a few years, each birthday I’ve blogged about how I’m feeling about the new age I’m in. I’m a little late on this one, but here it goes. I’ve noticed 44 is usually the last number on surveys and paperwork before a new age bracket begins. Ouch. It’s a small step forward to being closer to 50 than 40. But for me, 44 isn’t a bad year to embrace.…

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What 43 Looks Like On Me

The last couple years I’ve used my birthday to gauge what my new age looks like on me. Here is last year’s post. Turning 43 feels like the clickety-clack of a roller coaster inching toward the top. It’s not old age, but it isn’t the youth that I felt was just yesterday. Last year was a doozie. So much change. Loss. Grief. Transition. But it wasn’t all bad. We took…

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