Author Archives: Gigi

A Home of the Angels

“Ask the little child what is home? You will find that to him it is the world — he knows no other. The father’s love, the mother’s smile, the sister’s embrace, the brother’s welcome, throw about his home a heavenly halo, and make it as attractive to him as the home of the angels. Home […]

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A Cheerful Heart

“God bless the cheerful person – man, woman or child, old or young, illiterate or educated, handsome or homely. Over and above every other social trait stands cheerfulness. What the sun is to nature, what the stars are to night, what God is to the stricken heart which knows how to lean upon Him, are […]

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When a Normal Day is a Gift

“The secret of contentment is the realization that life is a gift, not a right. Next to faith this is the highest art – to be content with the calling in which God has placed you.” – Martin Luther   The wind ruffled the lace curtains that covered a somewhat dusty window… I walked my […]

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Sonny

  “Everyday a child should have something to do, something to think about and something to love.”  The Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola It’s been a long wait (this is something we thought would be wonderful for our girls when we moved from town to country) … but with much patience and tender care […]

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Dandy Jelly

    It gives one a sudden start in going down a barren, stony street, to see upon a narrow strip of grass, just within the iron fence, the radiant dandelion, shining in the grass, like a spark dropped from the sun. ~ Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) With our very cool, wet and late spring, […]

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