Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 20

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 20 Shopper’s Fairytale Ava sat in the shopping cart with a look of contempt for every person that walked by. She was two years old and already had a great disdain for people in general. Once she warmed up to Continue reading

Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 19

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 19 Where the Peanut Butter Meets the Jam Boone had a very dry sense of humor. Some even found it a little intimidating because there was always a little truth in his humor. You didn’t know whether to laugh or Continue reading

Contentment

Contentment By: Nana Manna Philippians 4:11-12 “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret Continue reading

Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 18

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 18 Through Sick and Sin Chloe was Marybelle’s best friend. They spent a lot of time talking and laughing. No one had funnier stories than Chloe. She kept Marybelle in stitches. But, everyone goes through their own trials in life Continue reading

Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 17

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 17 Your Brain On Drugs “What are you looking at,” asked Zander as he sat picking the scabs on his arms. Zander was the 19 year old son of Boone’s sister. Marybelle had seen the oozing sores on Zander’s arms Continue reading

Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 16

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 16 Push Forward “Daddy, have you and Momma always attended church,” Nicole asked. Boone lowered his head and thought carefully how he wanted to word this answer. “Honey, I was raised in a Christian home. We went to church every Continue reading

Feeling Overwhelmed

By: Nana Manna While feeling overwhelmed, I received a random email from a friend. The email said only one line, “How are you?” At first I laughed. Then, I thought about it. Should I tell her the truth or just give her my standard, “I’m fine, how are you” response. Continue reading

Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 15

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 15 When the Silence is Broken It had been nearly a year since Marybelle had heard from Sophie and not a day had gone by that she hadn’t prayed for them. Prayer is the sand that binds the cement in Continue reading

Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 14

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 14 A Family that Morphs Together Stays Together As the surround sound boomed, the family sat gathered around the room watching a movie. Boone always found that the cheapest sort of family entertainment and it never took him far from Continue reading

Foundation of a Christian Home: Chapter 13

Living Life with Boone and Marybelle By: Nana Manna Chapter 13 Adam and Eve “Unky Adam! Unky Adam!” the grandkids ran screaming toward the door, “You’re home! You’re home! Look Grandpa, Unky Adam is here!” they exclaimed. “Well hey there boy! You do still remember where you come from don’t Continue reading