Author Archives: Pam

About Pam

Pam is the wife of John and mother to six children who were all homeschooled and are all now graduated. She writes most of the materials for Doorposts, plays the piano for church, enjoys calligraphy, watercolor, and gardening, tries to keep up with all her adult children, and loves hugs and kisses from her seven delightful grandchildren.

A Christmas Scavenger Hunt

Here’s fairly simple, no-prep activity to help your children learn about or review the Bible’s account of Jesus’s birth. In a translation your children can understand, read Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-20; and Matthew 2:1-15. If your children are very young, … Continue reading

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The Giveaway Winner — and a Bible Story Book Review

Thank you all for the great comments you left for our giveaway back at the beginning of December! It’s so good to hear what God is teaching us all! We neglected to let you know who the winner was, even … Continue reading

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Why not?

It’s become a bit of a joke in our family. Every year I’m admonished (by my own children) to behave myself and not buy so many presents — especially now that we’re talking about twenty-two people gathering in our little … Continue reading

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A Giveaway!

I enjoyed our study of Psalm 103 together so much, and I’m already looking forward to our next new study in March! In the meantime, I’ll be praying for you as you continue to study the Word. Don’t forget, if … Continue reading

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Thirty (Two) Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 32: What’s Next?

Well, we’re done studying Psalm 103 together, but my prayer is that none of us are done praising God for all that He has done for us! For those of you who would like some ideas for further study on … Continue reading

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Thirty (One) Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 31: Remembering His Blessings

We’ve spent a month studying this one amazing psalm. We’ve slowed down to meditate on these blessings that David urges his soul — our ours — to not forget. Many of us have realized in a new way that we really are forgiven, … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 30: Catch Up Day and Optional Assignment

I would like to give you one more catch-up day, even though this is supposed to be the last day of our 30-day study. This will give you more time to work on yesterday’s assignment. Then, rather than ending our … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 29: Paraphrase

  We’re coming to the end of our study. One of our last exercises is to take what we have learned and turn it into our own paraphrase of the psalm. Assignment: Pray for God’s help as you seek to recall … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 28: BUT

We finished up Day 26 looking at man’s littleness compared to God’s greatness. We saw our lives summarized in two short verses of Psalm 103. We’re like grass, like a flower in the field. A wind blows over us and … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 27: Give Thanks

Today we’re going to pray our way through Psalm 103. David calls on his soul to bless the Lord and to not forget His many, many blessings. Let’s encourage our souls to do the same. Assignment: Open to Psalm 103 and … Continue reading

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