Beverly Parkison aka Lateblooming Designs

The Domain for Truth

Note: This is a guest post since presently I am overseas.  This is by Josh Niemi.  He is the author of Expository Parenting and his website can be found here.  He also tweets.  If you have thoughts and questions, feel free to comment and when he has time he will respond.  You might want to think about getting his book!

The Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century left us with a vital repository of recovered truth, not the least of which are the Five Solas. From the Latin word sola, meaning “alone,” these foundational principles held by Protestants form a framework for sound doctrine and practice in the Christian life. In contrast to Roman Catholicism, Christianity teaches the following truths, as summarized by the Five Solas:

  1. Sola Gratia: Salvation is by grace alone (not by merit)
  2. Sola Fide: Salvation is through faith alone (not including works)
  3. Solus Christus:…

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Girls Soft Ball

Way to go girls. With four cousins on the same team being coached by their father &uncle’s and mother/ aunt look out. They are on a roll and of course a card was in the making to get the season going . Not going to win any prizes with this one but hope they know I’m proud of them and will be there to cheer them around those bases.


Go team!

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They really are good sports and I’ll get a picture of GT’s baseball game later this week.


Time really doesn’t stand still. Hard to believe this sweet Kelly girl is already 2. Birthdays are a big deal when there is a big brother,three big sisters and one little sister. My oh my what a fun time. Of course this Bebe has to get creative. I just want them to know I love them enough to give it a go with something that you can’t get anywhere else except out of Bebe’s craft room.  The pop-up- card is made with Mini Mouse stickers as well as the tunnel book. Catch that smile….worth more than anything in my book.


I know all grandmothers think their grands are special but MINE REALLY ARE!

Well…it was until things cooled off again. Frost last night doesn’t seem to have hurt any thing. Garden photos coming up…Wisteria before and after the rain.

The English dogwood begining to bloom and now.

And verious “wild flowers before the lawn was cut. (spider wart & violets)

Now the bed is a jungle of soon to be Lousiana Iris, Day LIlies and Crocosmia. The turtle isn’t real.


Yes…You can see the probably dead lemon tree inside the hoophouse. Oh well! Out front I have started working on the bed. Mulch on one end. Roses are blooming on the South wall and one lonely purple iris.

Now if the temps will catch uo and not jump into summer before we continue to enjoy Spring.

Next up…Softball and baseball. Oh the joys of grandchildren.

Say “Hi” as you pass by . I love hearing your responce to my madness…and Remember…this is the Lords day…Rejoice!

The Domain for Truth

(Note: Carey Bryant is kicking off our marathon of guest posts!  If you have thoughts and questions, feel free to comment and when he has time he will respond.  His blog can be found here.   He also tweets.)

Every Christian is a theologian; you are either a good one or a bad one!

Being a good theologian is not just about knowing what the Bible teaches. Good theologians also allow their theology to shape their relationship with God and their character.

And like anything else, theology has its dangers. When I was earning my Biblical Studies degree in college, there were three particular dangers that I struggled with. Thankfully, I also discovered ways to fight against them!

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Time is sooner rather than later.short…we need to get our act together

Reasoned Cases for Christ


This is a WordPress repost of an excellent article originally posted by Amy Wang that is a lengthy and relatively extensive investigation into the evidence for the Bible’s reliability. Be sure to bookmark it for future reference!

To believe the claims of Christianity simply because “the Bible tells me so,” begs the question, i.e., it assumes what we are trying to prove. What if instead of blindly believing the Bible, we checked the Bible against external historical, scientific, and geographical evidence? This is exactly what astronomer Hugh Ross did and he found to his surprise that the Bible contains many verifiable references, in contrast to the world’s other religious books. He then committed at least an hour a day to check the accuracy of these references. After 18 months, he believed the Bible was supernaturally inspired (Ross, Creator and the Cosmos, 17-21).

Hugh Ross is not alone. Many skeptics or…

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The Domain for Truth

This is a Christian Home School Lesson Series for 4-5 year old children on earth science that aims to fulfill the Science Content Standards from the California Department of Education.

Lesson 2: Bodies of waters and Rivers

Purpose: To explore and know more about the different kinds of bodies of waters including river in God’s created earth.

Book(s) read:

Ellen Lawrence’s Covered in Water.

Other tools:

World map and/or globe

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn general knowledge about bodies of water and rivers.
  2. Learn the vocabulary concerning bodies of water and rivers.
  3. Illustrate what is learned in this lesson about bodies of water and rivers.
  4. Learn a spiritual lesson concerning Christ’s control over bodies of water.

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