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Thursday, December 29, 2011

40% Off Ends in 2 Days

Our amazing sale ends on Saturday, December 31st! Available only on currently in-stock items and not on any previous orders. No coupon code necessary!

May God's mercy and grace be evident to you in the New Year!

God bless!

Toby, April and Our 3 Brown-Eyed Girls

Thursday, December 1, 2011

50% off A LIttle Girl After God's Own Heart by Elizabeth George

These are now SOLD OUT! Check your email for upcoming books drastically reduced.

Only 2 copies left. This is not on our website, so you must send us an email and we will send you an invoice through Paypal or you can pay by check. Whoever emails first will get it. On Sale for $8.00 (normally $15.99) Shipping is $4.45 media mail or $7.55 for 2-3 day service.

Now the principles of Elizabeth George's bestselling A Woman After God's Own Heart (more than 750,000 copies sold) are shared in sweet poetry for little girls. 9" x 9" hardcover book.

Teaming up once again with popular artist Judy Luenebrink (who did the artwork in God's Wisdom for Little Girls), Elizabeth George shares the blessings of pursuing a heart filled with:

* love
* gentleness
* faithfulness
* kindness and goodness
* joy and peace

With charming paintings on every page and easy-to- learn rhymes, this is the perfect way to give a little girl the gift of knowing God and His love for her.

Thank you and God bless!

Toby, April & Our three brown-eyed girls

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sale Now Working Properly

There was a glitch in the sale, but now it appears to be working fine on the website.

And thank you to everyone who confirmed that the email is working. It looks back on track.

God bless and Happy Thanksgiving!


Books on the Path Store

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Get Books at our Cost!

For a limited time, almost all of our books are 40% off, which is roughly our cost on most items. This is a great time to get Christmas gifts! Spread the word!

Also, if anyone would like to carry on the torch of Books on the Path, please email us. It is a great blessing for many families to have these books available at conferences and online, but we are feeling the need to free up our time (or mostly mom's time :)

So, enjoy the discount and act fast before the titles are all gone! (There are some items we are not allowed to discount per the publisher, so those prices have been raised for the storewide sale, but with the discount are the normal retail price.)

God bless,

Toby, April and our 3 brown-eyed girls!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Books on the Path is For Sale!

Would you like to own a family home business? Consider Books on the Path! If you are interested in any way or know someone who might be, please email With our reduced inventory, we might be right in your price range! Of course, you should love Christ, family, and, of course, books!

God bless,

Toby, April and our 3 brown-eyed girls

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Random Coupon

It is becoming that time of year again. School has started, the weather is changing and cuddling up on the couch with a good book is sounding pretty good. Got your hot tea and a fire crackling...well maybe not that cold yet.

Just wanted to send out a random coupon! Type in coupon code autumn and receive 15% off now until the end of September.

God bless,

Toby, April and our 3 brown-eyed girls

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A Woman After God's Own Heart

My sister is going to do a Bible Study with Elizabeth George's book A Woman After God's Own Heart. She began reading it and was so stirred in her heart by the book that she felt led to encourage other moms and wives to read this as well.

I will be ordering up several copies for her group to buy at a discount through August 8th, 2011. If you would also like a copy at a discount, you may order the book online, but it will not ship out until the second week in August unless you get one of the 3 we have in stock currently. There is no need to use a coupon code, it is discounted already on the site.

Here are some reviews from other women who have read this book:

"EXCELLENT book! My husband started noticing positive changes in me once I started reading it. Every Christian woman should read this book. I'm sure I'll refer to it again and again." ~Amy

"I read this book every so often to refresh me on how my marriage should look. I love these books they are honest and hard hitting, but wonderful in setting straight the role of a woman in marriage.

I first read this book to fix my husband, but I ended up crying out to God to change myself after reading how wrong I was to be so selfish in my marriage.

Elizabeth George is not afraid to tell it how it is and she definitely says it in love."

Friday, July 8, 2011

New Books!

We have added several new books to our site, with more to come!

Click on What's New to see these treasures. Many are around $6. Great summer reading or to add to your character-building book list for the school year!

We are currently reading The King's Daughter at bedtime. These stories were in nearly every orphanage in the 1800's. To think that such character-laden books were the norm then. Today, they would consider them politically incorrect because of the godly character that stems from the Bible and the references to God.

We read a strong story out of The Two Bears and other addresses to children by J.C. Ryle on the topic of God seeing all that we say and do, not mocking others and finally that we need Christ to change us. It was powerful. I was surprised how seriously my girls listened and took in the true story from the Bible when Elisha was mocked by the children and the sad results that came of that. Yes, it was a strong story, but it was truth, and in the end J.C. Ryle pointed the kids to our need of Christ.

God bless and thanks for stopping by!

Elsie, Millie, Violet on Sale through July 15

We have a few titles left from the A Life of Faith series. These are now out of print. If you had been waiting to finish up your collection, we are offering our remaining titles at a discount through July 15th.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

If You Want a Book We Don't Have...

If you would like to order a book that we do not currently have on our site, most of the time we can get our hands on it for you. Let us know and we will add it to our list when we place an order with our distributor. When we place our order, we will send you an invoice.

We appreciate your business. Because we are a small, family-run company, we are unable to have the inventory selection that we would like to have at this point. Not to mention, the books we have waiting to be added to our site, but not the time to put them on. Raising our 3 brown-eyed girls tops the list and so some things go undone longer than we like, but keeping our priorities straight is important to us.

So thank you for stopping by our site and don't let that missing book you wish we had, stop you from inquiring. We would be happy to track it down for you if we are able.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Life-Changing Conference in the Northwest! Watch the Testimony!

The Light Switch Came On from NCFIC on Vimeo.

The video above is so similar to what Toby and I experienced at the very same conference in 2009! We can't say enough about the vision behind Christian Heritage. Their focus of family-discipleship really has made such a huge transformation in our family vision! If you think it is just another home school conference to buy curriculum at, think again. Even if you are not sure that homeschooling is for you, discipling your children is something that every Christian parent wants to pursue. I encourage all to come and be challenged and inspired!

Books on the Path will be there. Stop on by our booth to take advantage of our conference special and enter our drawing for a free gift certificate! We look forward to seeing some familiar faces from last year and also meeting new ones!

God bless,

Toby and April and our three brown-eyed girls!

Monday, April 18, 2011

Against His Will

Another great book by the Castleberry family! This one written by Steve and Susie's daughter, Betsy Castleberry. She did an excellent job drawing me into this story. So much so, that I wanted to stay up late and keep reading each night. I hope she writes another book soon!

I always wondered what was completely meant by "being sent to the Americas" when hearing that term in a movie. I knew it was a punishment, but didn't realize fully how it all played out. In this book Will Lawson, a Scottish rebel, is sent to America as a punishment against the crown of England. He is auctioned off as an indentured servant for seven years. To have your freedom completely gone and become a slave with no rights is hard to swallow for young Will. I have a much clearer picture now of the realities of this punishment now and how it could mean death from just the voyage over in the ship.

Some books are predictable and this one was not. I enjoyed the twists and turns and wholesome story-telling as well as the moral message that "being spiritual is living a whole new life." Keep the books coming, Betsy!

P.S. Will Lawson was a real person. And, in fact, Betsy is Will's great, great, great, great, great-granddaughter. (Another fun tidbit to remember as I read the book.)

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Gift Certificates on Sale! One Week Only!

Gift Certificates are 20% off! What a great way to give a gift and save at the same time. If you prefer, buy one for yourself to use later! $50 gift certificates are only $40. Do any $ amount you prefer and save.

We have many new books that will be uploaded onto the site soon. That would be a great time to spend your certificate. Don't feel the pressure to get your homeschooling readers all figured out now. Take your time in deciding next year's focus and then use your certificate. It is like having a sale when you want it.

We have also extended our Faith and Doctrine sale a few more days as the email didn't go out properly and some may have missed the promotion. Everything in this category is 30% off and some more than 80% off.

God bless,
Toby, April and our 3 Brown-Eyed Girls

Friday, April 1, 2011

One Week Sale! Pass the Word!

Visit our Faith and Doctrine Category. Everything in this category is at least 30% off and some books are more than 80% off!


We are hoping to clear some of our shelves to make way for some new books. Spread the word. We appreciate it!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Evy's Endorsements...Joyfully At Home by Jasmine Baucham


I love books! And, Joyfully at Home  reminded me yet again of exactly why I love good books so much-a great chance to learn about life! Jasmine Baucham offered me a firsthand glimpse of a young woman striving to be Joyfully at Home. Here, in the comfort of my home and at my convenience, I got to know this stay-at-home daughter as she honestly shared her everyday life with me, with it's challenges and struggles, as well as joys and blessings. Some of you might have ample opportunity to see the reality of stay-at-home daughters' lives. On the other hand, others of you may be like my daughters and me, perhaps not knowing any of these young women, or maybe just knowing a few stay home daughters in passing. Joyfully at Home shares a powerfully relevant (and often quite fun and humorous!) perspective, along with great answers to common questions regarding staying at home. I benefited richly from reading her story!

Are you a stay-at-home daughter? If yes, do your friends and family see you Joyfully at Home?
Do you have questions about what stay-at-home daughterhood could look like for you?

Joyfully at Home is a must-read for any young woman (and their mamas too), and definitely a must read...

...if the words "joyfully" and "at home" seem like a contradiction in terms
...if you think "a lazy, directionless attitude" might define your stay-at-home daughterhood
...if "purposefully content" can't readily describe your everyday life
...if the concept of "home as the hub of ministry" doesn't really make sense to you
...if "blessing my family as a godly daughter or sibling" seems like an impossibility
...if you need encouragement to see your home as "a training ground for life ahead"
...if you sense a lack of "confident enthusiasm about home" in your everyday life
...if "a passionately focused pursuit of the Lord's will" while you are at home sounds unattainable
..if you'd like help seeing the connection between "serving the God and staying at home"
...if you feel unprepared to answer questions like "why are you staying at home"

For some young women Joyfully at Home will give gentle encouragement, for others it might present a big old wake up call, while yet others may find this concept entirely new and unusual! If you're a daughter, get reading-you won't regret it, and you'll come away enriched and equipped as a daughter, or maybe even on the road to being Joyfully at Home!

Happy Reading!


P.S. If you are a daughter who might dismiss Joyfully at Home because you think it might condemn you or be too "out there" a concept for you, please reconsider! The author hopes that all daughters will consider staying at home, but she graciously understands that not all young women will pursue it. In Joyfully at Home she presents neither a cookie cutter "how to" book, nor a step by step one-size-fits all plan for young women. Joyfully at Home's pages overflow with encouragement any daughter needs...getting along with parents and siblings while growing in the Lord, learning to focus on others, developing a heart of ministry and service rather than living for everything "me," addressing faulty thinking about life issues, working on attitudes and being purposeful in life before marriage.... Yes, Jasmine Baucham addresses all her topics within the context of stay-at-home daughters; yet I found that what she discusses remains applicable, pertinent and useful in so many ways to any young women.

Mothers, you'll want to read it too-or maybe read it with your daughter-for great insight in guiding and helping your daughter if she has (or needs) a vision to be Joyfully at Home!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Go to the Ant..Scripture Songs for Your Kids

You just never know if a cd you buy is going to "click" with your kids. What a delight when they instantly like the songs and ask to hear it again and again. We found these songs to be creative and catchy and an enjoyment to hear for the whole family, not just for the littlest ones. Our youngest girls particularly like Isabelle is a Pig which speaks of a pretty little girl in ribbons and curls but with a disagreeable attitude. You can dress piggy up but you can't take her out!

Just a quick little review to share a treasure we have enjoyed. Hopefully it blesses your family as well.

To order a copy or two, click here.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Marie's Home

by Caroline Austin

This book was one I had no problem reading through quickly. It was set in the time of the French Revolution and when the book was originally published in 1885, only 100 years had passed. While the book does not go into great detail explaining the background of the revolution, it gives you a taste of the times and hardships. We have decided to add this book to our historical fiction category.

There is not necessarily a deep Christian message directly, though trusting in God and thanking the Father for His blessings are mentioned at the right moments. The main moral theme can be summed up well by the publisher...

"In Marie's Home, Marie's father tells her, "If we would find happiness in this world we must go where duty calls, and be loyal and patient even though things seem hard." This concept of doing our duty even when it is difficult is no longer commonly held as a virtue in our society but that does not mean it is any less important for us." --Daniel Mills

When one of my children are ready for this period of history or just need a boost in courage, compassion, self-sacrifice and true nobility, this will be one to pull off the shelf for them to enjoy.

God bless,


P.S. For those of you following our customer on their adoption journey..they have posted an exciting announcement today saying that they have accepted a referral for a little boy named Abraham. You can check out their fundraising

Friday, January 7, 2011

One of our Customers...On an Adoption Journey

Toby and I love to encourage others when God has called them to adopt. After all, He called us with each of our brown-eyed girls. Below is the story of why they are on this journey and ways to help! Now added to our list of books to acquire is Adopted for Life as they mention below!

God bless,

Toby and April
Books on the Path


Jam 1:27
Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

Me adopt??? This was not a decision that came easy to us. God laid this desire on Donna's heart first 2 years ago after she read an article in an Above Rubies magazine. She thought, “Surely I am just being emotional,” as she never thought she could adopt. She didn't have any desire to adopt and felt that was something only special people could do. God gently nudged her and she began to pray about this and kept silent as she was not ready to let anyone know, she desired to wrestle this out with just her and God. Donna's biggest concern was Jeff. He was content with their size family and Donna knew he was looking forward to having all older children and no more little ones. But she knew if this desire was of God, then He would change Jeff's heart. He did!

The journey to adopt is filled with ups and downs, doubts and fears, joys and excitement, disappointments and victories. However, if God is for us, who can be against us! With every step of the way His blessing has been upon us and we can feel His pleasure as we continue to walk this journey step by step, praying for His perfect timing in all things.

To share our passion for the issues concerning adoption we found a nice article written by Christian Advocates for Adoption, please read and consider God's heart in this matter.

(Start quote) "Why Should Christians Adopt? The Old Testament contains more than 40 scriptures that show God's concern and compassion for orphans. God's people then and God's people now must care for this disenfranchised and neglected segment of society. Adoption is the most loving and permanent way to care for these little ones. Psalm 68:5-6a says about God, "A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in His holy dwelling. God sets the lonely in families..."

God is the Creator of life. Every child, born and unborn, is created in His image and therefore has intrinsic worth! While the church has for many years championed the cause of the unborn through pro-life activity, it has not been nearly as supportive in finding homes for the newborn children of these crisis pregnancies. In fact, this is often one of the charges leveled by so-called pro-choice advocates! Adoption completes the cycle of a true pro-life position. If we are going to be pro-life, we must also be "pro-adoption!"

Adoption is good for a child. Through adoption a child gains the opportunity to live in a two-parent home with a loving mother and father. Through adoption these little ones are introduced to the loving embrace of Jesus Christ, affecting them for eternity. Practically speaking, adoptive homes are more likely to be stable, loving, and economically secure than the average home. Adoption gives a child an outstanding opportunity for success in life! (And the opportunity to grow up knowing Him!-Donna here)

When Christians adopt we demonstrate love to the watching world. We show love not only in word, but also in action. When we adopt, we choose to give our life away. After all, adoption is expensive; it is inconvenient; and finally, it lasts a lifetime! Why would we do this? Very simple: "We love because He first loved us." (1 John 4:19). Isn't it time for Christians to realize that our lives are not our own?

Now is the time for the Church to rise up and take seriously the Biblical mandate of James 1:27 "Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress..."

More and more followers of Christ are choosing to adopt. They do so carefully and intentionally after counsel and much prayer. It is not an easy decision for many believers, but it is very often the right decision. Jesus says, "I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these my brothers you did it for me." (Matthew 25:40)." (End Quote)

So with all the being said, we know that our hearts are to do the will of our Father and we desire to raise up more children to know Him and to make Him known to the nations! This is a missions lifestyle and we are looking at this as a part of fulfilling the Great Commission, not only are we going into all the world (Ethiopia) but we are bringing the world (our Ethiopian children) into our hearts and into our very home!

For a thorough look at the biblical mandate to adopt and the church’s responsibility to help adopting families please consider purchasing Adopted For Life by Russell D. Moore.

We have set up a couple of ways for folks to help us raise the necessary funds needed (Approx $30,000).

We have created a ministry called Threads of Hope.

Threads of Hope was created to help provide the necessary funds for the Hebert Family's adoption process. Threads of Hope provides modest dresses and skirts, our 16 yr old daughters photography, hot packs, soaps, candles and will be adding many more items to sell, all with the theme of modesty, purity, to glorify the Lord Jesus. 100% of proceeds go towards the adoption process!

We also have organic coffee from Ethiopia that helps our fund. For each bag of coffee, Just Love Coffee gives us $5 per bag. This is really good coffee! Great gifts for others! You can sign up to become a monthly coffee partner with us. Just have to make sure the link you use has our HebertFam name at the end of the link.

Just Love Coffee Shop

We will end with these verses that has truly been our driving force:

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” James 1:27

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.” John 14:18

Soli Deo Gloria!
Jeff and Donna Hebert