Author Archives: Elisabeth Moody

Learning Truth

Silas loves superheroes—just in case you hadn’t noticed. And while superheroes, make-believe, and imagination are fun, the truth about Jesus is the most important thing we could teach our boys. Our church’s Kids4Truth Club is helping us do that. This … Continue reading

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Goodbyes

Though it’s not a final goodbye, we’ll miss Grandma and her spunky stories. Stephen’s Grandma Moody passed away on a Friday morning this August. She was 87 years old. I’m thankful Silas and Cooper both had the chance to meet … Continue reading

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A Bit of Beach

Cooper had his first taste of the ocean this month. In early August we were planning a day trip with our friends the Horkavys. After learning that a mutual friend of ours, Pastor Tim Sneeden had suddenly died of a … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy This Summer

The desert summer heat isn’t over yet, but summer vacation is (at least for all those school kids). Here’s a little photo recap of some of the things we’ve been up to. We’ve been on the go so much this summer … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Birthday

~by Silas My daddy had a birthday this week. He turned 33 and that’s really cool because 3 is my favorite number since I’m 3! Actually, I’m 3 1/2. Soon I’m going to be a teenager. Anyway, it was daddy’s … Continue reading

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A Little Green Out Back

Announcing our new back yard! Yes, we finally bit the bullet and hired a landscaper to put in our back yard. Here’s the before: And the after: In this desert, back yards are something you “put in” as they don’t … Continue reading

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Cooper Love

Everyone needs a Coop. Everyone needs a Cooper hug. He doesn’t give hugs readily, but when the Coopster hugs you, you get a neck squeeze that makes your day. Cooper made Aunt Rebekah’s visit to Arizona something special! He adopted her … Continue reading

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Silas Says…

Grandma’s a good sport. She got a lesson in “Grandma 101” (as my sister Charis put it) from Silas during her visit with us. Silas was just being his usual precocious self, but it was at Grandma’s expense! After helping … Continue reading

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West Virginians in the West Valley

Mom, Dad and my three sisters came to visit us for two weeks. During our first week together, we visited several attractions around the Valley—some that were new for me too. One of the cool places we toured was the … Continue reading

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My First VBS

Even though I’m just 3 1/2, I went to my first Vacation Bible School a few weeks ago. My church was having a free VBS for kids, and the theme was Arrow Island. I got to be in the four … Continue reading

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