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How To Be Active Outdoors In Wintertime

Being active outdoors during the winter months is a sign of self-care. And caring for the health of ourselves and our families must remain a high priority year round — especially when it can be set aside as the weather turns bad. Two Bible verses talk about care in such a way that it connects

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How To Be Active Outdoors In Wintertime

Being active outdoors during the winter months is a sign of self-care. And caring for the health of ourselves and our families must remain a high priority year round — especially when it can be set aside as the weather turns bad. Two Bible verses talk about care in such a way that it connects

Using Weekends As Family Time In 5 Special Ways

Family time is the most important thing that you can give to your children. Now is the time to make sure that your children will be able to bond and have good memories with you. According to Psalm 127:3-5, “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like

How to keep children encouraged and active during Covid

With every surge in Covid cases, we seem to face various levels of restrictions and even quarantines. So, you may be needing to stay home with your children. This is a perfect time to help them remain of good courage and actively develop and learn with an uplifting attitude in challenging times. A child’s innocence

7 ways to Get Children Reading

Encouraging children to read is one of the most important things that parents should do. In this age of electronics, social media, and technology, being able to help a child love to read is a joy. Having a child who knows how to read the Word of the Lord will especially have a lasting impact!

New Year’s Habits for Children To Develop

After the holidays, children need things for school and other activities to help avoid Social Media Addiction, Gaming Addiction, or Cell Phone Addiction.  You would not want to give them something that would not be useful in capturing their attention, curiosity, and interest to explore new things. With that, we have made a list of

Healthy Cooking Develops New Family Favorites, Traditions, And Togetherness

Developing a bond between you and your children should be your number one priority this holiday season. According to Psalms 127:3 “Children are a gift from the Lord. They are a reward from Him.” As such, creating an environment where your kids feel loved and at home should be your number one priority. What are

8 Ways to Balance Technology In The Home

There are a lot of parents out there who are dependent on technology in their everyday lives, but we have seen that there are a lot of negative effects.  Technology, cell phone, and social media addiction especially affect children physically, mentally, and emotionally. Most people believe that there needs to be a balance of technology

Tips On How To Create The Best Holiday Menu For The Family

1 Corinthians 10:31 has this to say, “Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” Spending time with the family is always a great idea. When you create great memories with your loved ones, these memories stay with everyone for a long time. To enjoy what you

How to Unplug Your Whole Family from Technology for The Weekend?

We have seen the great advancement that is offered to us by technology. The things that were not available to us in the past are now in great abundance via computers and cell phones. Technology is expected to connect us and to make sure that we have the best kind of experience for every single

Fun Activities You Can Do as A Family This Fall

There are a lot of fun activities that you can do as a family. Even with the restrictions that surround us, there are a lot of activities that can still help make the days more fun and exciting for you and your family. What are the fun activities that you can do as a family?

How to Plan a Covid-19 Safe Christmas Celebration?

Covid-19 may be around for a long time, but Christmas and other holiday celebrations must go on.  Our parents’ generation can recall difficult times like the depression or wartime eras when they had little but gave much in love, compassion, and togetherness.  When asked, they will often recall the simple blessings they shared during challenging

Deer Prints of Faith

Deer Prints of Faith By Rhonda Howard   Our rustic 1830’s log cabin that faces a half-frozen winding river offers a welcome reprieve from the hectic city atmosphere. Sprinkled in the white powdery snow, the river birch and Nuttall oak trees surround our winter retreat like a cozy blanket. I feel good to be away

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How to keep children encouraged and active during Covid

With every surge in Covid cases, we seem to face various levels of restrictions and even quarantines. So, you may be needing to stay home with your children. This is a perfect time to help them remain of good courage and actively develop and learn with an uplifting attitude in challenging times. A child’s innocence

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How to keep children encouraged and active during Covid

With every surge in Covid cases, we seem to face various levels of restrictions and even quarantines. So, you may be needing to stay home with your children. This is a perfect time to help them remain of good courage and actively develop and learn with an uplifting attitude in challenging times. A child’s innocence

7 ways to Get Children Reading

Encouraging children to read is one of the most important things that parents should do. In this age of electronics, social media, and technology, being able to help a child love to read is a joy. Having a child who knows how to read the Word of the Lord will especially have a lasting impact!

Christ’s Method of Teaching

Our Why – Christ’s Method of Teaching Even without the challenges of distance learning in these interesting times, meaningful education can be elusive as school boards, parents, and teachers toil with contemporary classroom dynamics.  Even homeschoolers face similar challenges to know what works best.  Historian Henry Adams, a descendant of the Adams political family, once

6 Tips for Simple Living to Avoid Food Waste

Tips for Simple Living to Avoid Food Waste   The federal government has established a goal to reduce food waste 50 percent by 2030.  Here are a few simple steps that can help families prevent waste at home: (1)  Keep a food inventory of what you have on hand in your freezer, refrigerator, and cupboards/pantries. 

5 Life Lessons from Covid of Biblical Proportion

As the saying goes, “Hindsight is 20/20,” which infers that looking back adds clarity.  Well, 2020 is behind us now, and through the fog of Covid19 challenges we can find glimpses of clear and useful lessons that can help all of us better cope in the future.  Here at Creation Illustrated Ministries, we have found

Fundraising Opportunities for Schools, Churches, and Clubs

Ask anyone involved in a club, church, or nonprofit association and they will tell you that fundraising is among the most difficult of tasks. It’s not that finding people with a heart for giving is hard, but finding something that is of value to the people who are giving has become somewhat overlooked. Fundraising is

The Benefits of Including Nature in Homeschool Curriculum

The chance to encourage your child’s love of nature is among one of the many perks to homeschooling. The outdoors hold countless lessons for kids of all ages, and, because of God’s creativity, your little ones can find inspiration, information, and joy from this teaching method. It’s no surprise that God’s Creation is the perfect

Faith-based Education Builds Christian Character in Youth

Providing strong, faith-building educational programs that also stress the development of Christian character can have a powerful and lasting impact on today’s youth. Character traits that are rooted in biblical principles prove vital to a well-balanced mind and body as they develop during the early years. With Christ as our model, we can learn from

Why a Biblical Worldview in Educating Our Youth Matters in Today’s Society

Today’s society stands in stark contrast to the original, selfless model that was created in the biblical ideal of Genesis 1 and 2. Now we have a “survival of the fittest” society that rests on a self-centered pretext. Each individual is in competition to become “superior,” often at the expense of others. The human race

The Benefits of Reading a Magazine Daily

How often are you reading a magazine? If it’s only when you are sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office, then you could be missing out on a critical tool that helps with mental focus, de-stresses the mind, and even regulates emotions. Have you ever wondered how daily reading from different formats has a

Benefits of Homeschooling | Why It’s Growing in Popularity

It’s true that every homeschooling parent has their reasons for providing an education for their child (or children) in the comforts of their own 4 walls. Reasons may include anything from available educational options to personal beliefs. Though the benefits of homeschooling may be as diverse as the subjects you can study, one thing is

Reading from Screen vs Paper: Why Hard Copies Still Matter

A lot of attention has been given to the issue of screen time for youth and adolescents, but what about adults? Are there health risks associated with using electronic devices? If so, do those risks vary from one generation to the next? This topic has sparked several studies over the years, yet many questions remain…

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Ways To Reduce Anxiety In Children And Families

There are a lot of lessons we have learned in the past year alone. We are already well into another year of the pandemic, and we are still trying to get a grasp of what we need to do to stay active and to gain a better understanding of what is happening around us. Most

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Ways To Reduce Anxiety In Children And Families

There are a lot of lessons we have learned in the past year alone. We are already well into another year of the pandemic, and we are still trying to get a grasp of what we need to do to stay active and to gain a better understanding of what is happening around us. Most

7 ways to Get Children Reading

Encouraging children to read is one of the most important things that parents should do. In this age of electronics, social media, and technology, being able to help a child love to read is a joy. Having a child who knows how to read the Word of the Lord will especially have a lasting impact!

How to Plan a Covid-19 Safe Christmas Celebration?

Covid-19 may be around for a long time, but Christmas and other holiday celebrations must go on.  Our parents’ generation can recall difficult times like the depression or wartime eras when they had little but gave much in love, compassion, and togetherness.  When asked, they will often recall the simple blessings they shared during challenging

Deer Prints of Faith

Deer Prints of Faith By Rhonda Howard   Our rustic 1830’s log cabin that faces a half-frozen winding river offers a welcome reprieve from the hectic city atmosphere. Sprinkled in the white powdery snow, the river birch and Nuttall oak trees surround our winter retreat like a cozy blanket. I feel good to be away

Our Why — To Draw Close to the Creator

Creation Illustrated Ministries’ purpose is for all humanity to be brought close to nature’s Creator.  The garden was designated our first home, and when we are surrounded by nature and live in nature, we can learn that Creation and Christianity have but one God!  All that our eyes see and hands explore in nature can

Finding God Anew

Finding God Anew By Fawn Musick For twenty-one years I walked down our quarter-mile driveway and talked with God amid the sunsets fully convinced that He painted the lavish purples overlaid with streaky pinks and clear blues just for me. Certainly God created each stroke of color to perfectly match whatever I might need that

Christ’s Method of Teaching

Our Why – Christ’s Method of Teaching Even without the challenges of distance learning in these interesting times, meaningful education can be elusive as school boards, parents, and teachers toil with contemporary classroom dynamics.  Even homeschoolers face similar challenges to know what works best.  Historian Henry Adams, a descendant of the Adams political family, once

God’s Magnetic Love

God’s Magnetic Love By Evelyn Sayler After many years of rock collecting, I recently began branching out into a new area of exploring the wonders of God’s creation.  I am becoming an arenophile—a sand collector.   To the casual observer, sands may all look very much alike, but a good magnifying glass will often reveal surprisingly

5 Life Lessons from Covid of Biblical Proportion

As the saying goes, “Hindsight is 20/20,” which infers that looking back adds clarity.  Well, 2020 is behind us now, and through the fog of Covid19 challenges we can find glimpses of clear and useful lessons that can help all of us better cope in the future.  Here at Creation Illustrated Ministries, we have found

Discover Natural Stress Relief by Viewing Nature

Are you one of more than 40 million Americans who suffer from stress, depression, or anxiety? If so, spending time outside may do your mind (and body) some good. Spending time in nature can provide natural stress relief. It’s also been proven to improve your mood, boost feelings of happiness, and help your overall well-being.

Reading from Screen vs Paper: Why Hard Copies Still Matter

A lot of attention has been given to the issue of screen time for youth and adolescents, but what about adults? Are there health risks associated with using electronic devices? If so, do those risks vary from one generation to the next? This topic has sparked several studies over the years, yet many questions remain…