I Love Celebrations!

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Hope you had a Happy Fourth with family and friends. This is a spectacular time of the year! I love the parades, the fireworks, the hot dogs and simply the good ole fun we experience each year! I’m proud to be an American, and Independence Day celebrations are a glorious way to show it. More than that, I’m thankful to be a Christian, and experience freedom in my soul as a result of the sacrifice Christ made for us.

Just as the fireworks light up the night sky, so should our love for the Lord and gratitude to Him shine brightly in this dark world.  As Christians, may we sparkle and shine every day of the year with a contagious enthusiasm from within our hearts. My hope is that a dark and dying world will see the sparkle and shine of believers and be drawn to Him.

Jesus said, “Let your light so shine among men that they may see your good works and glorify the Father.” The love, freedom and forgiveness we experience through faith in Christ can be a daily celebration as we joyfully live and love the people around us. Let’s let our love for Him explode in bursts of brightness as we reach out in kindness and good deeds to light the world with the love of Christ.


Parents – if you are looking for fun ideas to do with your kids this summer, check out my series on Theme Weeks at www.positivemom.com  You will also find creative ideas in my book More Fun, Less Whining too! Click below.

90711X: A Positive Plan For Creating More Fun, Less Whining A Positive Plan For Creating More Fun, Less Whining

Do your kids sometimes come down with the “I’m bored” bug? Thousands of years ago, King Solomon prescribed a cure: “A cheerful heart is good medicine.” Proverbs 17:22. Now Karol Ladd offers positive encouragement and step-by-step, age-specific ideas to help you create a fun home atmosphere and build lasting memories! Paperback.

Live It Out

I’m excited about sharing the last video in our series on Knowing Him. You will see that this one is a little different than the rest. I was on vacation in Austin and shot this from the back porch.  It’s a little more raw and real (with cars driving by and dog’s slurping in the background), but then again isn’t that what real life looks like? The message of the Bible isn’t about perfect people doing perfect things, rather it is about messy lives of imperfect people who allow the power of God to work through them. This final video is about applying what we have learned in scripture and living it out in a practical way.

Also, remember that PWC is coming up soon – February 23. I hope you all will join me for a powerful message entitled, “What Does True Love Look Like?”  For more info click on the PWC Study button in the menu bar at the top.