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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ice Cream Sundae on a Saturday Night.

    How do parents manage to have one on one time with their children in a (sort of) large family? Have you ever wondered that question? I have – and I have one of those  rather large (larger than average?) family … so how do I spend individual, concentrated time with each of the…

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Interest & Delight

“Surely there is a pond within reach––by road or rail–– where tadpoles may be caught, and carried home in a bottle, fed, and watched through all their changes––fins disappearing, tails getting shorter and shorter, until at last there is no tail at all, and a pretty pert little frog looks you in the face ……

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Our {Daily} Bread.

“She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness.” Proverbs 31:27 I have to admit … there is something so therapeutic in making my family loaves of homemade bread. The wonder of yeast causing the warm dough to rise, the sweet smell of the loaves baking in the…

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{Sweet} Home.

“I believe that a godly home is a foretaste of heaven … Our homes, imperfect as they are, must be a haven from the chaos outside. They should be a reflection of our eternal home, where troubled souls find peace, weary hearts find rest, hungry bodies find refreshment, lonely pilgrims find communion, and wounded spirits…

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Respond.

“Giving our children the gift of service is not really a matter of teaching them what to do. It’s more a matter of helping them look at other people through Jesus’ eyes and respond as he did. It really is that simple – though it’s not often easy… When we follow in the footsteps of…

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