Author Archives: Laura Navarro

My Will or His?

I found this blog entry at C J Mahaney’s blog. It raises some good questions that my flesh doesn’t want to answer. At the beach retreat my prayer request was to find balance and not feel like I have to … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol

You can read it online here. You can find the starter questions at 5MinutesforBooks The Link to other reviews can be found here: It has been years since I’ve read this story. I havee seen a few versions of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Tour

We present…. Our Ladder Tree – no needles and room for all the presents! Still looks like a tree from outside The Mantle Refreshments! Ingredients: 2 sticks margarine or butter (I use unsalted … Continue reading

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What Happens When Women Say Yes to God (review)

I picked this up at a women’s conference of our denomination. The speaker was also from Proverbs 31 Ministries and she did such a great job I wanted to check out some of the books. This one had an … Continue reading

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Commencement is Just That

Final assignment in Leadership for the EMBA program asks us to be prepared with a 4 minute thoughtful summary of our answers to some questions. First, the questions: 1. What did you intend to learn in the process of earning … Continue reading

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End 08 Great – Frugal & Fabulous Christmas

This is Decembers End 08 Great challenge at Happty to be @ Home. While I didn’t post about this earlier, I am doing a pretty good job at this one. I created a Christmas list and then pared it down … Continue reading

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I teach Sunday School this month. We follow the Standard Lesson series. This quarter (which starts in December, go figure) is looking at 12 people who responded with faith and obedience to God’s call. The first lesson, today’s, was about … Continue reading

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Battling Unbelief review

I chose Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure by John Piper to be the devotion book that we reviewed at our annual women’s beach retreat in November. It is the eight application chapters out of a longer work … Continue reading

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Saturday Humor

I got this from 5 Minutes for Moms, it is great! I figured that it was the time of year that we all needed to brush up on our Christmas Newsletter writing skills (or at least those of us who … Continue reading

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Little Britches and The Place to Be (reviews)

I had time over Thanksgiving weekend to read Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers and I loved it! It is the simple story of a boy when his family of seven moves from New England to Colorado for the father’s … Continue reading

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