Florence Nightingale, An Influential Woman

Dawn ThompsonUncategorized

Influential Women In History Everyone knows the name of Florence Nightingale and the gift she gave to the the industry now known as nursing. She worked the front-lines and was even consulted by royalty all around her, as well as the United States President. He asked for her advice about hospitals during the Civil War days.   Florence was born … Read More

New Poll

Dawn ThompsonUncategorized

If you were going to read a Christian book for Women, what would you like it to be about? What topics would you like to read more about?  

Jezebel A Woman That Influenced Others

Dawn ThompsonUncategorized

If you know the story of Jezebel, she was a woman that influenced others. It wasn’t necessarily in a “good way”, but she was definitely influential. Jezebel was a strong leader and Queen of Persia, and she was depicted in the Old Testament, as a strong woman, who used her influence to come against the men of God. Jezebel got the people around … Read More

Spice Is The Variety of Life

Dawn ThompsonChildren, Diversity

Here are some children’s books that are friendly and teach children about different skin colors. The Case for Loving discusses an interracial family and how they were treated in Virginia in the 60s. Celebrate Diversity welcomes children with different backgrounds and celebrates the things they may like, wear, and do. Why are People Different Colors? discusses skin difference as well. … Read More

A Woman Who Changed the World…

Dawn ThompsonNon-Fiction, Self-Esteem, Self-Help, Women

Hedy Lamarr: Invented Tech Behind Wi-Fi Hedy Lamarr in April 1942 Eric Carpenter/John Kobal Foundation/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwick Kiesler) was called “The Most Beautiful Woman in Film,” but her beauty and acting talent was just the tip of the iceberg with Hedy. Hedy was also an inventor with a sharp mind. Along with avant-garde composer George Anthiel, … Read More

Books on Dealing With Fear for Children

Dawn ThompsonFear, Uncategorized

Monster School is about a normal child, who finds himself in a new school, where all his classmates are monsters! Suddenly Norm isn’t normal anymore! Chester the Brave is a raccoon who learns the meaning of bravery and a method for overcoming his fears. Chester learns that being brave doesn’t mean being unafraid; being brave means not letting that fear stop … Read More

Women of Influence

Dawn ThompsonEmpowerment, Non-Fiction, Women

When you think about a woman that inspired you, who do you think of? When I was young I was inspired by Nurses and Teachers. When I think about the women in my life that actually inspired me, I think of Pastor’s Wives that I wanted to emulate.  To emulate is to strive to equal or excel; to imitate especially. … Read More

Books for Your Child on Building Self-Esteem

Dawn ThompsonChildren, Self-Esteem

Some of My Favorite Books on Building Self Esteem. The Invisible Boy is a story that teaches how small acts of kindness can help children feel included and allow them to flourish. I Will Be Fierce! A powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments. Sedwick the Seagull is my award-winning book where a … Read More

Influential Women…Shunammite

Dawn ThompsonBlog, Non-Fiction, Self-Help, Women

  Prayer Jesus: help me to turn more of my life over to you. Use my life to influence others for You and the Kingdom. One Woman in the Bible Who Influenced Others… 2 Kings 4:8-10 The Shunammite’s Son Restored to Life (NIV) 8 One day Elisha went to Shunem. And a well-to-do woman was there, who urged him to stay for … Read More