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Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 5 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 4 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 3 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, Infant (b. 2012)
What We’re Reading
Preface to Bonhoeffer: The Man and Two of His Shorter Writings by John Godsey
- includes two short essays by Bonhoeffer
Eddie's Green Thumb by Carolyn Haywood
- the story of a boy's first garden and F's first independently read 'chapter book'
Annie Pat and Eddie by Carolyn Haywood
- Eddie's adventures continue on vacation at the seashore.
- Grab My Button Code!
TopicsAdvent Challenge chicken bones christian calendar Collects conversations with F conversations with Su cooking cooking with preschoolers Creating daily devotions Downloads Elementary Education F Feasts free play Gardening Heritage of Faith homeschool convention homeschooling housekeeping J jobs Lectionary Bookmark Life lifelong learning math readiness Multitudes on Monday organizing Praying the Psalms preschool education preschoolers Reflections Religious musings routine school readiness Science shedule spiritual formation stretching your food dollars Su teaching moments thanks training preschoolers W
Monthly Archives: August 2011
I’ve been thinking a bit about this practice of faith. This terra-forming of the physical time and space our souls inhabit – this God -shaping of our lives so that we realize what is already true. We inhabit a heavenly … Continue reading
Here I am again: no post on Saturday due to the hurricane making the power flicker, and no post Sunday or Monday because I just couldn’t get my creative juices flowing enough to write. I couldn’t really even think of … Continue reading
This morning I was printing out materials for our next six weeks of school (we use a year round six on/one off school schedule) and one of the things I was working on was preparing memory verse coloring sheets for … Continue reading
I love this new method of doing the housework! It got a little messed up this week as I needed to run some errands one morning, but it was so easy to get things back on track by adding an … Continue reading
Today is Creating Thursday again, so please join in with your comments and opinions! It hit me the other day. I need to think about what kinds of memories are being created each day. Not just the specific memories (I … Continue reading
It struck me this morning while I was sweeping the floor that forgiveness involves sacrifice. I have to give up my right to be offended at you, my right to have justice and my right to have you punished. When … Continue reading
Although some weeks don’t always go as well as others, the big kinder really do pretty well with sitting in and participating in church. They know that church is important for them too and not just something that we do … Continue reading
Ever since F was accepted into his Junior Kindergarten program I have been fretting about clothes. The school requires that he be able to manage his clothes for pottying and so on himself and I think that is perfectly reasonable. … Continue reading
Rereading Tom Wright For All God’s Worth this week… slowly… instead of in a gulp the way I read it last time….. A few quotes to ponder from the first chapter: Worship is nothing more nor less than love on … Continue reading