My Thanksliving Journal – New Product

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Hey, all! It’s been a while! I’ve been working on a journal of thanks for a long time. I kept needing to edit and update it for various reasons. But I think it’s finally ready! My Thanksliving Journal is available for FREE for a limited time. On December 26, it will be at its full introductory price of $8.99. So grab it while it’s free, and tell a friend to sign up too, if you like it. If you’re unfamiliar with our site, I’m Jenn, half of the team here at BusyBeingBlessed.net. Jerry and I love God, are so thankful …

Overcoming Me

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The reason Robin Williams’ death (See video here) was so hard for me was because it was all too relatable. Without knowing any of his childhood history, I always felt a connection. I knew his public persona was this amazingly funny, warm and loving person. I didn’t know him, had no insights into his past, but I felt as though there was something missing that drove him to constantly be the most insanely funny person in the room. He needed something. How could I possibly know this about a man I had never met? It was me. I saw myself …

The Life We Never Expected {Book Review}

The Life We Never Expected {Book Review}

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Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): The following is a review. Opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. As a mom to four special needs boys, I jumped at the chance to read and review this book, The Life We Never Expected. It’s by a Christian couple with two Autistic children. My Review: I was not disappointed. The book is filled with stories of despair, hope, love …

A Call to Pray for Refugees

A Call to Pray for Refugees

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Today is World Refugee Day. I just want to encourage you to offer up your prayers for the homeless, the unwanted and the displaced. No matter what your stance is on the refugee situation, our hearts, as Christians, should hurt for those in need. I’m not saying we should or should not let them in our borders, but that we should care about what happens to them. Their lives matter. I am not naive. I truly do understand the potential danger of allowing refugees into the United States. The media tells us that half of the refugees are children. Of …

The League and the Lantern {Book Review}

The League and the Lantern {Book Review}

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Author: Brian Wells A concerned dad who couldn’t find quality entertainment for his kids. He has worked on and produced 15 TV movies for the major networks, and this is his book debut. Synopsis: The League and the Lantern is the first book in a new adventure series for middle-school readers. It all starts when a dangerous organization invades Jake Herndon’s seventh-grade sleepover. He escapes along with two new classmates, Lucy and TJ, only to face a 48-hour fight for survival on the streets of Chicago. The kids unravel a mystery dating back to the Civil War, and an incredible …