Investing in the means to help my children understand the impact that everything has on the environment is very important to me. We are already pretty eco conscious in our household. We recycle, eat and grow organic food, compost food and vegetable scraps, commonly use all sorts of reusable products instead of adding more waste, cut grass with a push reel lawn mower instead of a gas one, and so forth. We know our efforts though as little as they seem play a big part in caring for the environment and preserving our Earth. This is a choice that my family has made that I am hopeful will be carried out in the lives of my children, their children, and perhaps even among our friends too! Read the rest of this entry »
Settled in the Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania, deep within America’s new frontier, the Leininger family celebrates the blessings of a beautiful homestead and bountiful harvest. That is, until tragedy strikes with the beginning of the French and Indian War and the devastating raid known as the Penn’s Creek Massacre.
The lives of this simple, God-fearing family are forever altered when Barbara and Regina, two young sisters, are carried away by a band of Allegheny warriors. Driven by their faith in God and the powerful bonds of family, Barbara and Regina hold firmly to the belief that they are never alone, even in their darkest hour, and that they will be reunited again.
Rich in historical details, Alone Yet Not Alone is an inspirational, true story of a family caught in the cross fire of the French and Indian War. Read the rest of this entry »