Category Archives: Sophie’s Quest

“What Did I Ever Do to Deserve THIS?”: Life and Death of a Scapegoat

  Ten Interesting Stories of Animals in the Bible Welcome to Week Seven How it works: Listen to the story, then think about the questions. Finally, hear what Sophie and Timley have to say about it! Click on the picture … Continue reading

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What’s Gold, Shaped like a Bull Calf, and a BIG Mistake?

Ten Interesting Stories of Animals in the Bible Welcome to Week Six How it works: Listen to the story, then think about the questions. Finally, hear what Sophie and Timley have to say about it! Click on the picture to … Continue reading

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What a Snake! The World’s First Bad Guy (Week 2)

Ten Interesting Stories of Animals in the Bible Welcome to Week Two How it works: Listen to the story, then think about the questions. Finally, hear what Sophie and Timley have to say about it! This is a reading from … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Some Kids I Love

Dear Stephanie, Amanda, Hannah, Erica, Gretchen, Jessica, Annika, and Aidan, You’re probably wondering why I gave you a little block covered with book covers on four sides for Christmas. Or, maybe not. I will tell you about it, anyway! The … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Some Input, Please?

Hi, Readers! Those of you who have been with me for awhile know that I used to feature a small portion of the Bible every Wednesday. I would post an audio clip of a Bible story, and when you clicked … Continue reading

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Whose Path are You On?

I can’t deny it, and I’m ashamed. The past several months, for me personally, have been so much fun and very rewarding. Kids (and even adults) come up to me frequently and tell me how much they like Sophie’s Quest.  There’s a … Continue reading

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Do Blessings have Costs?

Facing rejection is one of the most frequently-talked about subjects at writing conferences, but the idea of getting a rejection letter from a publisher or agent never bothered me nearly as much as never hearing back at all. A rejection … Continue reading

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To hear or Not to hear from the Animals

Image credit: Pinterest (no original source located) Praise the LORD from the earth. . . Small creatures and flying birds. . . . Let them praise the name of the LORD.  Psalm 148:7, 10b Most publishers don’t seem to agree … Continue reading

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Pressed Down, Shaken Together

  A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap (Luke 6:38). Thank you to all who contributed toward making the past week one of the most special of my life! Since I … Continue reading

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Announcement, Announcement, Announcement!

At Camp Mission Meadows, when someone was going to deliver a big announcement, we would sing the word three times. So, go back to the title, please, and try to sing it in a sing-songy voice. Altogether now! There–I knew … Continue reading

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