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BIGGEST GIVEAWAY EVER

*There are no affiliate links. I make no money off of this post. I have, however, been given some of these items and have chosen to give them away.

So, this month is kind of a big deal…at least for me it is. And, I want it to be for you, too! Most of you know that I don’t monetize my blog. That’s not to cast aspersions upon anyone that does because this is a full time job, homie. I simply prayed over it and felt like God was telling me not to.🤷🏻‍♀️ If I ever do, I’ll let you guys know!

So, these are things I want to give away just because I really appreciate those of you that have gone on this journey with me.

1. The Headcase Christian is 1 year old!

2. It’s my birthday month!

3. I’m having life-changing surgery at the end of the month!

To celebrate – while preparing pre-op, op, and post-op😂, I’m giving some of my favorite things away. These aren’t all of my favorite things…but some!

I’ll be giving away things like… (click on image for more information)

So, Erin, what’s the catch? No catch other than you have to be part of my tribe – my supporters, my “followers.” Those that are with me in the rain should bask in the sunshine with me!

So, because I’m going to be preparing for surgery and – as most of you know – I homeschool, most all of this is going to be done through social media and relatively quickly. So, it would probably serve you to make sure that not only are you a subscriber to the blog but you also follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Just because I give away one thing on one social media outlet doesn’t mean I’m going to give it away on all of them.🤷🏻‍♀️ This isn’t to trick anyone. This is simply to keep this simple and fun for me too!🤗

🗣Click on any of these to find the link & follow! (FOR SOME REASON WORDPRESS IS HAVING A PROBLEM ON THEIR END; SO, FEEL FREE TO COPY & PASTE THE LINKS! Sorry about the hassle.)

www.facebook.com/headcasechristian

www.twitter.com/AHeadcaseXtian

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www.pinterest.com/theheadcasechristian

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Review & Giveaway: iPhone Cases from Prone to Wander

I was given three cases by Prone to Wander for my honest opinion and, as always, honesty is what you’ll get.

In a day and time when everyone’s cell phone looks the same, we all don’t just like but need to personalize our phone so that we know it’s ours. That’s a given. What a lot of us like to do, though, is to project a little bit of our personality or our beliefs, wherever we can, to show the people around us a little bit of our own soul.

Photo Credit: Prone to Wander

With Prone To Wander, that just got easier and more fun! Not only do they have some of the cutest designs – that please both mom and daughter – but you can even customize your own! Got a special Bible verse that expresses who you are? Visit their customizing page and make your cell phone case come alive.

Oldest came home from a college class pleasantly surprised!

I found these cases to be current, relevant, sturdy, and easy to get on and off. The phone case designs, themselves, are relevant in their colors, font, and imaging. I would say that they easily fit nearly any female I know – whether they prefer bling or consider themselves more hipster.

Above all of this though, I love how you have a self-affirming, uplifting, word right in the palm of your hand to remind you that you’re a child of God. ❤️

NOTE: If you want to use their customizing page, you may be able to find one more masculine. I say this because while this website does tend to focus more towards females, my husband truly loved his wooden case that he once had for his cell phone. So you may consider getting your special guy a masculine Bible verse personalized on a wooden case as a gift.

Photo Credit: Prone to Wander

They have silicon like cases that are see-through. They have metallic-like cases that are for the girl that likes the bling. They have wooden cases that seem to have been etched for the more nature-loving girl.

⭐️These cases would make an AWESOME Easter 🐣 basket filler!⭐️

Interested in winning a set of THREE for free? Click below to enter to win!

Tip: Keep an eye out because April is my birthday month and I may just give another away, myself, I like these so much!❤️

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Review: Monster Jam

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My family was hosted by Feld Entertainment to enjoy Monster Jam and give our honest opinion. In full disclosure, the following review reflects my husband’s and son’s responses rather than my own (except vicariously) as I was unable to attend due to a bout of pneumonia.

Monster Jam was a total blast for my family and they truly got their money’s worth. Not only is Monster Jam riveting and entertaining but it’s a long enough show that you feel like you got your money’s worth and then some.

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With their racing, flips, fire, and near misses Monster Jam keeps even the most energy-filled young one glued to their seat in awe. Even the breaks are cool for kids – instead of a zambonie, the field gets tractors!

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The excitement is contagious and your kids may get “club ear” so be prepared but it’s worth it to see their excitement! The smiles and time spent together is priceless.

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Tip: Don’t underestimate grabbing that souvenir yearbook. It comes with a poster and my son hasn’t put it down!

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Tip: It can get loud in there so feel free to bring earplugs or noise canceling headsets for you and your family.

Find out where Monster Jam is coming near to you!

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What are you free for?


Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The Continental Congress declared that the 13 American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire. After voting for independence, Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision. Congress debated and revised the wording of the Declaration, finally approving it on July 4. 


Why did America want to be free of England? They believed they were being treated unfairly. The colonists were effected by tax law with no representatives in Parliament to vote on or discuss these laws. England refused to allow for this and treated America much like the red headed step child that should be seen (or taxed as it were) and not heard.

So, Independence Day is a day to celebrate just that – our independence. To me, it means so much more. I’ve lost people I love to war in other countries. I’ve had countless friends and family members’ lives forever altered because of war and various battles. Whether these battles were fought for America or not…they were all fought for freedom. Each bullet, missile, or IED may not have directly been for my freedom but it was for freedom overall. 

Every man, woman, and child has a right to pursue freedom. Every man, woman, and child should have freedom. Unfortunately, they do not. To not have freedom, though, is not God’s will. 


“Therefore submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake, whether to the king as supreme, or to governors, as to those who are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of those who do good. For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men— as free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for vice, but as bondservants of God. Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.” ‭‭I Peter‬ ‭2:13-17‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

Or as The Message puts it…
“Make the Master proud of you by being good citizens. Respect the authorities, whatever their level; they are God’s emissaries for keeping order. It is God’s will that by doing good, you might cure the ignorance of the fools who think you’re a danger to society. Exercise your freedom by serving God, not by breaking the rules. Treat everyone you meet with dignity. Love your spiritual family. Revere God. Respect the government.” ‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭2:13-17‬ ‭MSG‬‬

This one passage, along with many others, disproves any theory that God wishes for you to separate your relationship with Him from your political beliefs and actions. 
Let’s pause for a moment though and reflect upon one hypothetical question: 

How would you celebrate independence if you lived elsewhere, where it was not “one nation under God,” and received freedom as a gift? 

Imagine you lived in North Korea where your entire family is starving, to work is mandatory – not a right – there are no wages, and electricity and anything other than rice is only for the elite. Imagine being force-fed that a narcissistic man is your only true god and he only can receive your praises, though he never sees fit to love you and never hesitates to punish you and your entire family, children included. Now how do you celebrate independence? 
As a Christian, how would you celebrate suddenly having the freedom to worship God? How would you celebrate being allowed to pray aloud to Him for the very first time in your life? How would you celebrate being not only allowed to own your first Bible but being free to carry it and not hiding it away? How would you feel to walk, amongst other believers – freely, into a house of God to talk about Him, sing to Him, love on Him, and learn about Him? 

It kind of makes your complaint about the air conditioning being too cold or the music being too loud in church a little petty. Doesn’t it? 

I’m not here to judge. We’ve all taken our freedom for granted. It’s not about kicking ourselves but rather regaining the proper perspective


We are blessed – SO BLESSED! So, I’m celebrating Independence Day this year by reminding myself of what I’m free of, what I’m free to do, and what I’m free for.

  1. I’m free of bondage, sin, and oppression.
  2. I’m free to choose righteousness and to worship the one true God.
  3. I’m free for Him and Him alone. Whatever He asks of me I will do.

So…

What are you free of?

What are you free to do?

What are you free for?

Follow up questions you may ask yourself:

  1. Are you voting for representatives that you believe can and will act as “God’s emissaries for keeping order?”
  2. Are you exercising your freedom by serving God, not breaking rules?
  3. Are you treating everyone…EVERYONE… you meet with dignity, loving your spiritual family, and revering God?

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Painted Rocks

Jesus is the rock of my foundation….

….the rocks will cry out…

And they remembered that God was their rock…

I will say to God my rock…

…go to the mountain of the LORD, to the Rock of Israel.

For who is God, besides the LORD? And who is a rock, besides our God?

On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.


On and on the Bible refers to God as our “Rock.” Rock is a natural substance of which we consider valuable for many reasons: we can build with it; we build upon it; we lean on it; and we desire to be as strong as it.

My family has been painting rocks as kind of a time-killing, family oriented, hobby that we could all do together. It’s been going on for on and off a couple of years now. So, this new phenomenon of hiding painted rocks for others to find and re-hide has excited us. 


Because we already had a few, along with some that just needed to be finished, we are already hiding these rocks. If you keep up with my blog, you’re most likely be able to keep up with the towns that we have visited or are going to visit. If you find one of our rocks, you will know it because it will say “The Headcase Christian” on the back. Take a picture and send it to me and we will automatically share your picture on all of our social media. 


If you are lucky enough to find five of our rocks, you will win a prize. If you are crazy lucky enough to find all of our rocks, you’ll win an amazing GRAND PRIZE! Good luck and send me a picture if you find one of ours!*

Need ideas to paint your own rocks? Follow my Pinterest board here: PAINTED ROCKS

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Locations hidden so far and upcoming:

GEORGIA: Talking Rock, Jasper, Gwinnett County, Kennesaw

TENNESSEE: Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

*Must be a follower of blog, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in order to win. Winner of five rocks found will win a prize between $20-$50. Winner of finding ALL rocks will win a prize of at least $75, but not exceeding $100 unless sponsored.