My son, Josiah (not to be confused with my brother of the same name) made this dope image. If you were a kid in the eighties, you probably recognize the style of NES game design. Would you like to see this on a shirt? … [Read more...] about Picket Packslayer NES Game?
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“I am trying to recover a respect for the life of the Spirit that is revealed in Jesus and the Scriptures in contrast to a life that is defined by consumption and achievement, competition and psychological profiling. I am trying to develop an imagination that is immersed in the operations of the Trinity so that I will not be constantly seduced into thinking that spirituality is a way of managing … [Read more...] about Aspiring Eugene
Sam enjoyed talking with military family adventurers and homeschoolers Nathan and Anita for their podcast recently. I hope you'll give it a listen. Note: Here's a link to a bunch of S. D. Smith interviews. … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith Talks To Military Family in New Podcast Interview
The whole sky was grey,Almost,The whole sky was almost grey,Almost, the whole sky was grey,But not all the way,Not today.Because this little space,This window to another place,Showed up,And we saw it,Were in awe of it,Because it was plain beyond the break of grey,Bright and high and blue,The sky!Still alive,Though rumors of its grave demise,Multiplied. So we were glad,Happy at this foggy … [Read more...] about The Greybreaker
These lovely sisters from the Phillipines are big Green Ember fans, and the youngest composed an original tune to accompany a song from Ember's End: The Green Ember Book IV. Well done! This sweet tune joins a growing catalog of poems, songs, original art, and fan fiction being created all across the world. Kids find The Green Ember world is a fantastic and hospitable "world" to play in and … [Read more...] about Sisters Sing a Beautiful Green Ember Song!
Last year was tough for most of us, and so many continue to struggle through sickness, loss, economic instability, and other divisions and uncertainties. It’s been a painful opportunity for growth, and I’m hopeful about how God will use this chapter in our lives. The story isn’t over.As for us, we had our coast to coast book tour cancelled, which was a bummer because we wanted to see lots of … [Read more...] about 2020, Am I Right? A Brief, Grateful Remembrance
We’re going to keep our Christmas sales up till this weekend. Then we will raise prices so high your head will spin. Not really. Your head will be spinless. The prices will go back to normal. But here’s what’s going away. Ornaments are going away! Last chance to snag one of these beauties. Necklaces are back, while supplies last. (They haven’t been lasting long.) Sales are ending: 5 Green … [Read more...] about Necklaces Are Back Again (While Supplies Last) and Christmas Sale Extended Till 1/10/21
Five years ago. We were just getting started. Nine books (and audiobooks) now and it still feels early. I’m so grateful for all the love and support we’ve had, and especially for the small team of pals who have partnered with me to share these stories with you. I especially want to single out for particular gratitude and honor my publisher and partner and pal from way back: Andrew Mackay, one … [Read more...] about Flashback to a Surprising Success and Gratitude for a Great Dude