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Welcome, Spring & Gentle Learning

The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; Song of Solomon 2:12   Throwing wide the kitchen door, a burst of cold, fresh air swept across our faces. The vibrant songs of so many different birds sang […]

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The Call of the Mourning Dove

“Our sorrows are all, like ourselves, mortal. There are no immortal sorrows for immortal souls. They come, but blessed be God, they also go. Like birds of the air, they fly over our heads. But they cannot make their abode in our souls. We suffer today, but we shall rejoice tomorrow.”  Charles Spurgeon     […]

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To the {Future} Tea Parties

A true home is one of the most sacred of places. It is a sanctuary into which men flee from the world’s perils and alarms. It is a resting-place to which at close of day the weary retire to gather new strength for the battle and toils of tomorrow. It is the place where love […]

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Escape from Nap Time

“If I have not the patience of my Saviour with the souls who grow slowly; if I know little of travail (a sharp and painful thing) till Christ be fully formed in them, then I know nothing of Calvary’s love.” ~ Amy Carmichael       “He’s out of bed again,” I said, eyeing my husband, […]

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A Simple Monday to Begin the Week

I’m sitting in my creaky rocking chair beside our back room, my granny blanket laid over the back to stop the draft, and a cup of hot tea sitting beside me. It’s quiet time in our house now. My two boys are napping and the girls are here at my feet, listening to a Pippi […]

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