Try looking in the monthly archives. October 2018

Godly Woman Chaya Berrey

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday Wisdom. Today’s blog post is about my 52 Godly Woman meeting with Mrs. Chaya Berrey. I was able to go to her house and spend the night with her family and observe this amazing woman in action. She is a pastor’s wife and mother to seven wonderful girls. I had the […]

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Phi Beta Kappa Society founded – First Fraternity House Founded

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment. Since today I am on the campus of Bob Jones University, I decided to do a post about the oldest fraternity house, which was founded exactly 242 years ago today. The name of the fraternity is Phi Beta Kappa Society. It was founded in 1776. The founding college was The College […]

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The road dog story (A Peavey adventure)

Hey Sparkles! How are you doing today? Happy Family Friday! Today’s blog post is about a stubborn dog my family nearly ran over not too long ago. I call it “The Road Dog Story.” The dog story We were on our way home from a field trip to the Shakespeare Tavern on a rather rural […]

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Godly Woman Misti Echols

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday Wisdom. I hope today finds you well because today’s post is about my Godly Woman Misti Echols and our ministry outreach. We went to a public school after hours program and were able to tie-dye t-shirts with them. My t-shirt has an F on the front, with tie-dye designs around it. […]

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Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison – Person Profile

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Hey Sparkles! Welcome to the new version of my Monday Moment posts. I decided to focus more on the person than the actual discovery they made on this day however many years ago. So, today’s person is Thomas Edison. Our event highlight for this incredible man is his perfecting of the carbonized cotton filament light bulb. […]

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Funny Hannah Story about Little Women

Hey Sparkles! Happy Family Friday. Today’s blog post is a funny story about Hannah and the book Little Women. So, Gloria and Hannah were having a discussion. Gloria was trying to get Hannah to quote from the book Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and say the word, “Amy.” Hannah would not say it. Every […]

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Godly Woman Shawn O’Conner

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday Wisdom. Today I am going to tell you about my Godly Woman meeting with Mrs. Shawn O’Conner. For my meeting with Mrs. Shawn, I went to her work at the Justice Center of Atlanta. The Justice Center of Atlanta is a place where people who want to sue their neighbor go […]

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An eleven-year-old tells Abraham Lincoln to grow a beard

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment. Today’s blog post is about an eleven-year-old girl named Grace Bedell writing to President Lincoln, and he actually responded. On October 15, 1860, a few weeks before Lincoln was elected President of the United States, Grace Bedell sent him a letter from Westfield, New York, urging him to grow a […]

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Halloween origins and traditions

Hey Sparkles! Happy Family Friday and my birthday! Today’s blog post is on different beliefs about Halloween that people have, as well as the history behind this holiday. Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and other parts of Europe. At the end of summer, […]

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Godly Woman Renee O’Dell

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday Wisdom. Today’s blog post will talk about my 52 Godly Women meeting with Mrs. Renee O’Dell. I went with her to a Chick-Fil-A Dwarf House and we ate brunch while we talked. She gave me a beautiful charm bracelet with charms for important life events. It has a cross on it […]

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Columbus Day

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment and Columbus Day. Today I will be talking about the history of this wonderful holiday. Two weeks ago, I posted about Christopher Columbus’ second journey. Now I will be talking about his first journey. I know it is a bit out of order, but the dates just lined up like […]

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The Chocolate Cake Caper

Hey Sparkles! Happy Family Friday. Today’s blog post is about what I like to refer to as “The Chocolate Cake Caper.” First of all, my five little sisters are too smart for their own good. The most dangerous is the five-year-old. So, my family was planning to bake a gluten-free, milk-free, egg-free chocolate cake for […]

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Godly Woman Kris Hunter

Hey Sparkles. Happy Wednesday Wisdom. Today’s blog post is about my Godly Woman meeting with Mrs. Kris Hunter. Her favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:26, “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for […]

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1st Hawaiian Stamps Issued

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment. Today’s blog post is about the first Hawaiian stamps that were issued. These truly unique stamps were a response to a plea made by the missionaries who were in Hawaii at the time to have some form of mail. They wanted to write to their families back home. So, the […]

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