Author Archives: Corie

It Is Almost Time For Family Camp!

At the close of every summer camp session at least one parent says, “I wish I could be a camper at Strong Rock!” With Family Camp just around the corner, it is now a possibility for everyone! Please bring your … Continue reading

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First Things First

Another school year is nearly at an end. I love it when we bring on the summer around here! It’s impossible to say what the best part of living at Strong Rock is, seeing excited and happy faces all day, … Continue reading

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The Read You Have Always Wanted

The older I get, the more I realize that our world really is in chaos. The people in it are in chaos, and this includes the Christians. Those who profess Christ can make some of the weirdest, UN-Christlike decisions. My … Continue reading

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Bring out The Book!

I’ve done a few book reviews on this blog lately. I love to read- so much so that I’m purposefully avoiding starting a new book right now because I have a lot to accomplish this month, and having a book … Continue reading

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Need a read?

It’s now nearly a month into a new year, and thankfully I have yet to break any New Year’s resolutions. That’s because I never made any. I prefer to call them New Year’s aspirations, so when I fail to meet … Continue reading

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Parenting with grace. There is a book for that.

There are many words that have come to mind over the course of the last ten years of my parenting journey. Words like, “delighted,” “surprised,” “frustrated,” “gentleness,” “baffled,” and of course, “love.” There is one word that has continued to … Continue reading

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Insufficiency? Maybe not.

Greetings from the land of Strong Rock! It’s fallish over here, and the green and vibrant leaves are starting to turn crimson. Summer will always be the most fun time of year at Strong Rock. Fall may be the most … Continue reading

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Taffy

It’s been several weeks since one of the sadder days of my life, and I still write with a heavy heart. At the close of a high point in the life of our family, Rambo’s completion of the Ironman Florida … Continue reading

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Training, training, training

I am residing in a household with a living object lesson. Some of you may not know that Rambo is training for an Ironman triathlon. The first weekend in November we will travel to Panama City, Florida so he can … Continue reading

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Now that it is over

For me, summer and camp are synonymous words. When camp ends, summer ends, though the calendar does not think summer is officially over for another month. It has never been an easy time for me, this camp-to-the-part-of-the-year-that-is-not-camp transition. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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