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Stone Mountain Park Lasershow

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my family going to Stone Mountain Park to see the Lasershow Spectacular, in MountainVison* Luckily, before the Lasershow started, we got to watch the glass blowing demonstration. The guy turned a couple of pieces of glass into a beautiful flower. It […]

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Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 8

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I will be hitting the highlights of chapter 8 in Encountering God: A Study in Psalms. However, if you want to dig in deeper, then I highly recommend buying the book on Amazon here. Jubilate The title of Psalm 100, “A Psalm of Praise,” is unique. […]

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Capital Punishment Declared Unconstitutional

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about New York declaring capital punishment unconstitutional. This event happened just fifteen years ago today, on June 24, 2004. Capital punishment is also known as a death penalty and is a government-sanctioned punishment for a criminal with severe crimes, such as murder. Ways […]

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Moby Dick

Moby Dick Book Review

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday post, I am writing about the book I recently read, an American classic, Moby Dick. This book (I read the abridged version) was not very interesting to me. Maybe it is just because I don’t like to read about animals being killed. The descriptions of how the […]

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Encountering God Chapter 7

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am writing from chapter 7 of Encountering God: A Study in Psalms. Living With an Eternal Perspective According to its title, “A Prayer of Moses the man of God,” Psalm 90 was authored by Moses. Since he lived around 1400 BC, this means Psalm 90 […]

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Last Execution by Guillotine

Last Public Guillotining in France

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about the last public guillotining in France. It actually happened on this date in 1939. As I’m sure you know, a guillotine is a beheading device most commonly used in France during the French Revolution. A total of 2,639 people were guillotined in […]

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Summer Swimming Fun

Summer Swimming Fun

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my family’s swimming fun this summer. Swimming is one of the most popular activities of the summer, and my family is no exception. Every summer, five out of six (the ones who are old enough) get in the pool and swim […]

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Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 6

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am continuing in the Bible study book Encountering God: A Study in Psalms. Today will be chapter six. Psalm 51 – Have Mercy on Me The title of this psalm clarifies both its author and setting: ”To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when […]

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Wicked Opens on Broadway

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! It is no secret I love Broadway shows, especially musicals, so I hope that this blog post makes you as excited as it made me when I realized what I would be writing about. Today’s Monday Moment blog post is on the opening of one of my very favorite Broadway musicals, […]

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I Got A Phone!

Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about getting a phone. It is my very first phone ever. In keeping with my family’s tradition of naming our electronics, my phone’s name is Ambrosia. The reason for this name is because my phone is an iPhone6S, which is an apple […]

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Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 5

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am continuing the Bible study Encountering God: A Study in Psalms by Steve Pettit. Today we are covering chapter 5. Encountering God Chapter 5 – Psalm 23 Everyone needs a shepherd. We can’t go through life without one. We need someone to guide our steps, […]

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Jonathan Martin

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about Jonathan Martin. This is a new topic for me; one I have never heard about before today. Jonathan Martin was a religious extremist who lived in the 1800s and died on this day in history. He is famous for attempting to burn […]

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