Articles written by: Erica Esterly

Healthy Living: Crispy Fall Snacks
Healthy Living

Healthy Living: Crispy Fall Snacks

Pumpkin and candy seem to envelop us. Fall sweets can be found everywhere, and the many variations on fall treats seem so tempting. Splurge on these delicious, healthy, and easy recipes instead! Zucchini Chips These chips are addicting! Great on-the-go snacks that will keep you full. Be sure to slice […]

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DIY: Hair Tutorial and Spring Decor

Spring Hair Tutorial  by Natalie Tederoff Do you love wearing your hair down yet want it out of your face? Then this style’s for you! In six easy steps you can transform your hair into a delightful flower. Without further ado, allow me to introduce a fresh new way to […]

Advent Week 3: Joy in Christ
Reflections on Scripture

Advent Week 3: Joy in Christ

Now we are at the third week of Advent. This candle differs from all the others because it is rose colored, instead of purple. This color symbolizes joy, the topic of the third week of Advent. Below is Luke 2: 1-7. If you would like to do more reading, read […]

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Reflections on Scripture

Advent Week 2: The Prince of Peace

We are now on week 2 of Advent, the second purple candle of the Advent wreath. This week focuses on the topic of peace. Here are two scripture passages to read about peace.   Isaiah 9:6-7 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and […]

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Advent Week 1: Hope for Today and Tomorrow

What does this Advent season mean to you? Advent means coming or arrival; and the Advent season is a 4 week period. The symbol of Advent is a wreath with five candles, one candle lit each week, the fifth lit on Christmas day. The candles themselves represent the fact that […]

Photo Journal of Arizona
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Photo Journal of Arizona

There are so many ways God shows us the beauty of His creation. I live in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona, and I thought it would be fun to share photos from my environment. I hope you find the incredible beauty of Arizona to be as enthralling as I think […]

Recipes

Healthy Living: Lentil, Mushroom, Squash Stew and Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin pie, turkey, and other yummy warm desserts all probably come to mind when you hear the word “Thanksgiving.”  One word that might not be on the tip of your tongue: healthy.  It’s very easy to gain a couple pounds this time of year because of all the sugary, buttery […]

Healthy Living

Healthy Living: Heat Up Your Exercise Routine This Fall

Sometimes our lives are just too busy to even think about exercise, especially this time of year,  with fall festivities, Thanksgiving and such.  Even though this is an important part of our lives, exercise tends to be overlooked.  Here is a simple workout routine that will help you get your […]

Kyra Mikat, 12th Grade, Lohnsfeld Germany
Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Never Be Ashamed

Romans 1:16 – 17  “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as […]