5 Bible Verses on Hope to start your year

The bible says that Abraham was the father of the faith and that he

The bible says that Abraham was the father of the faith and that he “believed hope against hope”. For some people the year 2018 was full of accomplishments. For others it was a year of continually keep hoping for the promises of God to be materialized in their lives.

In hope against hope Abraham believed that he would become a father of many nations, as he had been promised [by God]: “S o [numberless] shall your descendants be .”
ROMANS 4:18 AMP

The good thing is that God gave us a new year, a new time to keep believing in His promises like Abraham did “hope against hope”. As the Word of God says that he accomplished the promise. Here there are, 5 bible verses on Hope that will guide you and me this new year to keep believing.

5 bible verses on Hope to start your year:

  • For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you,’ says the Lord , ‘plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster to give you a future and a hope.
    JEREMIAH 29:11 AMP
  • Such hope [in God’s promises] never disappoints us, because God’s love has been abundantly poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
    ROMANS 5:5 AMP
  • May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you will abound in hope and overflow with confidence in His promises.
    ROMANS 15:13 AMP
  • But as for me, I will wait and hope continually, And will praise You yet more and more.
    PSALM 71:14 AMP
  • I wait [patiently] for the Lord , my soul [expectantly] waits, And in His word do I hope.
    PSALM 130:5 AMP

We can rest, hope and wait expectantly in God’s promises because he never fails or lie. He has good plans for us, He never disappoint us! Put this new year in God’s hands, believe and He will do.

The best book for bedtime your kids will love

Bedtime can be quite challenging in some cases. Some kids just fall asleep fast and easy, others just don't. Some children need a bedtime story, a song or just a moment to speak. This can be transformed into a quality time with them. What tools do we have? Today I'm going to share with you a book you can use as a tool. It will bless you and your kids will love it!

Bedtime can be quite challenging in some cases. Some kids just fall asleep fast and easy, others just don’t. Some children need a bedtime story, a song or just a moment to speak. This can be transformed into a quality time with them. What tools do we have? Today I’m going to share with you a book you can use as a tool. It will bless you and your kids will love it!

This book is called “How do you say good night?”, and it’s illustrated by Catalina Echeverri.

ABOUT THE BOOK: Zoey the zebra is on a quest to find the best way to say good night. She asks different animals how they say good night, and in the end, she says good night with her zebra family in their own special way, and it feels just right! How Do You Say Good Night? is a fun story that encourages kids to celebrate differences.

Why your kids will love this book?

  • It’s a short story
  • Easy to understand
  • Beautifully illustrated
  • Big font and bright colors
  • Family focused story

Teaching little ones to celebrate differences while appreciating the blessing of their own unique family, How Do You Say Good Night? is a great way to introduce the concept of diversity in a fun and respectful way while also fostering an attitude of gratitude.

Make the time before bedtime a fun and interesting moment for them!

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Artsy Olive Prints – The perfect gift!

Do you still looking for the perfect gift? I understand, this can take time when we want something unique and different for our loved ones. I always look for inspiring gifts, uplifting gifts, gifts with a message and with a purpose. I had the opportunity of personalizing a framed print from Artsy Olive and here I share with you my experience.

Do you still looking for the perfect gift? I understand, this can take time when we want something unique and different for our loved ones. I always look for inspiring gifts, uplifting gifts, gifts with a message and with a purpose. I had the opportunity of personalizing a framed print from Artsy Olive and here I share with you my experience. I only have to say “I’m in love with my new framed print”. Let’s see!

You can find Artsy Olive at their website, where you can personalize and order your print. The website is very easy to use and the custom process takes just few steps. My experience was phenomenal during ordering. More than happy, when I saw that my print arrived so fast at my home. Here is some unboxing pictures:

During the process of ordering, I choose a print with one of my favorite bible verses. Then I added the name of my 8 month baby and his birthday. Just fell in love with the product and how easy it was for me to get this gift online and with super fast shipping.

Do you want to win one of these beautiful frames? Come on, enter the giveaway for a chance to win! Click the image below and then add your email.

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Make it special this Christmas with a personalized framed print from Artsy Olive!

The Perfect Bible for Girls

Have you been looking for a bible for your girl? There are many options, but a bible like this is going to be perfect for her. Kids love colorful books that attract them to read, play and learn. Take a look at this bible that is perfect for girls!

Have you been looking for a bible for your girl? There are many options, but a bible like this is going to be perfect for her. Kids love colorful books that attract them to read, play and learn. Take a look at this bible that is perfect for girls!

This is the “Sequin Sparkle and Change Bible”. This bible is easy to read and has a great size font. Comes with a fun “mermaid” sequin that when she swipes it changes of color. Isn’t that cool?

What includes this bible that our girls will love?

  • It’s perfect for kids from ages 6 to 10 (also available in blue)
  • The bible translation is ICB, perfect for them.
  • Includes a bible timeline
  • Short articles on interesting topics about Jesus, prayer and more!

Train up a child in the way he should go [teaching him to seek God’s wisdom and will for his abilities and talents], Even when he is old he will not depart from it.

PROVERBS 22:6 AMP

This bible is easy for children to read and understand with a third-grade reading level and is typeset in a large, readable font.

I invite you to see this video (<click the link) for more details about this beautiful bible. The girls will love this bible. If you are looking for a different bible for this season, this is a must have.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

How to replace anxiety with peace.

Anxiety is a feeling and it's very common in our nature. However, anxiety can be dangerous if it's not treated correctly. There are many options in the world like psychologist or psychiatrists many people look for help. Looking for help is the right thing to do, but we must seek guidance and help in the word of God. In the bible and in our relationship with God we can find the solution to this problem. Let's learn a little about how to replace anxiety with peace.

Anxiety is a feeling and it’s very common in our nature. However, anxiety can be dangerous if it’s not treated correctly. There are many options in the world like psychologist or psychiatrists many people look for help. Looking for help is the right thing to do, but we must seek guidance and help in the word of God. In the bible and in our relationship with God we can find the solution to this problem. Let’s learn a little about how to replace anxiety with peace.

The word of God says in Philipians 4:6

Do not be anxious or worried about ANYTHING,

Anxiety is the equivalent of not trusting God. And in this verse we are called to not be worried about any thing. Nothing should be worrying us. Now, all the circumstances around us can lead us to that state if we don’t take care of it. When Paul says “anything” he means nothing without restrictions, no possibilities, no spaces, NOTHING!

Then, how we can replace or exchange the anxiety that invades us sometimes with a state of peace? The bible says that it is possible and give us a way. Philippians 4:6 says again:

Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God.
PHILIPPIANS 4:6 AMP

How we do it?

We come to presence of God with prayer (that is our way of communicating with God, vital part of our relationship with Him). We express our petitions accompanied of thanksgiving (that is our way of asking God for His will to be done in us). Then, we make our requests known to God in a specific way.

All of this is part of an active life of prayer, we speak… We express… We make requests… We give thanks. This provides to us an outlet for anxiety. We liberated ourselves, we left the heavy burden that from the beginning we should not have carried. And instead of this, we receive peace that surpasses everything. Even if you are in the middle of the storm.

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7

May this be a way for all us who are in Christ to replace anxiety with the marvelous peace that ONLY God gives us.

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Anxiety is a feeling and it's very common in our nature. However, anxiety can be dangerous if it's not treated correctly. There are many options in the world like psychologist or psychiatrists many people look for help. Looking for help is the right thing to do, but we must seek guidance and help in the word of God. In the bible and in our relationship with God we can find the solution to this problem. Let's learn a little about how to replace anxiety with peace.