Category Archives: Children

WONDERLAND?

On this day in history, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, wrote in his diary, “Began writing the fairy-tale of Alice–I hope to finish it by Christmas.”  This was on November 13, 1862 and Charles later became known as Lewis Carroll.  The story … Continue reading

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RESILIENCE OF YOUTH

“Resilience is very different than being numb.  Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt.  You fall, but you keep going.” As I headed off to teach my little group of young Thespians yesterday, my heart was concerned … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A GOOD MOM?

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON ATIMETOSHARE.ME 5/1/14 Proverbs 31:26-27 “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. When … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE SADDLE

When we grow older, learning isa process that stays with us until our final breath is drawn. Yesterday I began another after school adventure with several.  I decided to return to this for one more session, not only because I … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE TELL OUR CHILDREN?

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”  Ronald Reagan During this time … Continue reading

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I SURVIVED VBS

Our new church only has VBS for one day, but the day is jam packed with outdoor activities, crafts, lots and lots of music, sweet little ones, art, games and time to spread the Gospel.  As for the leaders, it … Continue reading

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TEN STEPS TO BEING A GOOD DAD

There are many experts on fatherhood and the best ways to approach the job, but it seems to me that God gives us all the answers we need in His Word. Parenting is mentioned countless times in this book and the … Continue reading

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TEACHERS APPRECIATED

Since this is teacher appreciation week, I thought I’d talk about some of the teachers who influenced my life.  When I was in kindergarten, there was the kind, elderly, Mrs. Braham.  She was one of those very ample women, much like … Continue reading

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DRAMA!!!

(Photo of my little pirates last year.) Working with children has blessed me, but there are times when I wondered if anything got through to those little ones.  Teaching drama to K-4 children each week was a challenge  The chaos, the after school … Continue reading

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MIND WHAT YOU SAY TO YOUR KIDS

  Do you ever stop to think about things that were said to you when you were a kid?  The words we say can really impact them in one way or another, or at least conjure up ideas that go way … Continue reading

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