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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!
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Category Archives: Thought Challenge
I spent last weekend at a conference and this week has been spent in getting everyone back on schedule and trying to process all that I learned before it trickles out of my brain! I’ve had some thought provoking conversations … Continue reading
The other morning Mouse had a quiz in her music book. The boys were already done with school and playing together in the playroom and she wanted to be with them. She reacted in a typical Mouse way- her ability … Continue reading
Just a few little thoughts from the preaching today: When we act are we acting to pass on the full measure of the mercy we have received? Are we obeying out of a sense of duty or out of the … Continue reading
I really should be napping but I can’t settle my mind for sleep… This past week a conservative blog written by a woman and her daughters that I read every day or so got into a fight with a liberal … Continue reading
Yesterday on my way out of church I stopped to talk with an acquaintance. Just a quick “Hello, how’s your summer going?” kind of thing. She’s middle-aged and single, so we don’t have a whole lot in common but we … Continue reading
Yesterday I wrote my mother an email asking about some ideas she’d mentioned to me about a science course for elementary school. I wrote: “I think that the science that is available is either too focused on “Evolution is bad” … Continue reading
Yesterday’s Epistle reading was from Ephesians Chapter 2, a familiar passage about being saved by faith and not by works. I noticed something though that I had read but not really noticed before… I’m used to the King James Version … Continue reading
Last Sunday the Old Testament reading was the story of Noah. The reading ended with the rainbow and I noticed something I had never noticed before. Earth is created from Chaos and the Flood destroys is by restoring chaos everywhere … Continue reading