Archive for the ‘Emily’s Posts’ Category

04.14.2014

A step-by-step guide to sharing Christ with “Resurrection Rolls”

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

Last week, I set out to make “Resurrection Rolls” with my three oldest children. It’s an Easter tradition for many families, but we had never tried them in our house before. If you’ve never heard of Resurrection Rolls, the basic gist is that you use a marshmallow wrapped in a crescent roll to symbolize how… Read More »

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04.07.2014

In what do you hope?

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

“Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help, who rely on horses, who trust in the multitude of their chariots and in the great strength of their horsemen, but do not look to the Holy One of Israel, or seek help from the Lord.” Isaiah 31:1 NIV   The Lord gave the Israelites… Read More »

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03.31.2014

Six resources to help you (and your family) get ready for Easter

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

Easter is less than three weeks away. In order to begin preparing your heart and your kids for this wonderful celebration, here are a few of my favorite Easter books and movies.  I narrowed it down to two books to read to your children or grandchildren, two books to read by yourself, and two movies… Read More »

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03.25.2014

Can we have a heart-to-heart?

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts, News

Can we have a heart to heart? I have two questions that I really want to ask you, and I want you to consider them both very carefully.  They’re bold questions, the kind that you never really feel comfortable asking, but because God has put them on my heart, I’m asking anyway. 1. Has Priority… Read More »

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03.18.2014

How to encourage a new believer

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

My son started taking piano lessons this year, so when he had to write his first “how to” paper in school, this is what he wrote: As his mom, I think this is the cutest thing ever.  I love the misspelled words. I love the punctuation errors.  I love the simplicity of his instructions and… Read More »

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03.11.2014

The Butt Problem

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

My oldest son, Gideon, is seven and in the first grade. For the first time ever, neighborhood boys have started knocking on our front door asking if Gideon could come out and play. Because I have been praying for years that Gideon (who is naturally introverted) would make friends, I am ecstatic about this new… Read More »

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03.03.2014

The aftermath of one-on-one time

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

With four kids, I rarely get to spend time with just one child at a time, and now that my oldest, Gideon, is in first grade, those times are even more rare. So when his school asked for chaperones for their field trip to the zoo a few weeks ago,  I was thrilled to be… Read More »

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02.24.2014

Lesson from the Olympics Closing Ceremony

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

Whether or not you watched any of the Olympics over the past two weeks, I hope you got to catch some of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies from Sochi. From a production standpoint, they were AH-mazing! From the new stadium to the cutting-edge technology, I couldn’t help but attach dollar signs (or whatever the sign… Read More »

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02.17.2014

Wanna help make a movie?

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

Every now and then, I hear about something so fun and cool that I just can’t keep it to myself. This is one of those times! A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing a friend of mine, independent film writer/director Sean Morgan, about his upcoming movie, Altar Egos. Synopsis: When a middle-aged… Read More »

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02.14.2014

Surviving “The urge to merge” {A book giveaway}

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

This post probably isn’t for you. I’m being serious. According to our most recent Reader Survey, only 3.7% of the Glo Girl Blog readers are single and have never been married. The majority of you (89.6%) are currently married and have already survived “the urge to merge.” But here’s the deal. Even though I also… Read More »

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02.11.2014

What’s that smell? {A devotional}

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

One winter day when I was about nine years old, I spent the morning reading in my bedroom while my brother, who was about four years old at the time, and our cousins played with their toys in the living room. I was just getting to the climax of my book when something made me… Read More »

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02.05.2014

Scripture Art: Psalm 6:8

Author: Emily E. Ryan

So, here’s the deal. Sometimes I just NEED Scripture. Do you know what I mean? It’s like sometimes my own mind is so full of accusations and lies that I cannot find the truth on my own. If I try to fight bad thoughts with good thoughts, I feel like I’m attacking a forest of… Read More »

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