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Remember….

Each year as we enter the Season of Lent, I get the privilege of experiencing Lent myself, but also seeing it through the eyes of each of the children. From the three-year old who is so enthusiastic about “giving up … Continue reading

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Easter 2013

On this rainy Easter morning, I step outside to move my seedlings to their spot on the front porch for the day. The rain is dripping down steadily and I breathe deep. This is a spring rain and I haven’t … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation: Good Friday

A beautiful spring day today and at least some of the children seem to be recovering. I take it as a good sign that Buggle wanted to go out and ride his bike even if it was only for about … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation:Wednesday and Thursday

Taking advantage of a few minutes of quiet here. Jack is asleep and the other three are resting/sleeping off the effects of yesterday’s stomach bug. I don’t think we’re out of the woods yet with that but at least no … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation: Tuesday

Yesterday was kind of quiet. Bull started out the day with a massive pout because Mouse finished putting away the silverware before he finished putting away the plates and bowls. He then proceeded (before lunch) to fall off of his … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation:Monday

Yesterday was snowy and muddy at the same time. The children went out for a bit but they got wet and then cold and came back in. I was tired and a bit cranky. Jack had gotten up at 5 … Continue reading

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Busy Days

This past week seems to have flown by. The three oldest children started new PE classes on Wednesdays and Fridays (Ballet for Mouse on Wednesdays, while the boys take a kind of introduction to sports with balls, then Yoga for … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Advent:Love

[download id=”25″] Sunday Psalms 24, 29  8, 84 Isa. 42:1-12 Eph. 6:10-20 John 3:16-21 Monday Psalms 61, 62  112, 115 Isa. 11:1-9 Rev. 20:1-10 John:5:30-47 Tuesday Psalms 66, 67  116, 117 Isa 11:10-16 Rev. 20:11–21:8 Luke 1:5-25 … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent:Joy

“Joy to the world! The Lord is Come” [download id=”24″] Sunday Psalms 63:1-8(9-11), 98  103 Isa. 13:6-13 Heb. 12:18-29 John 3:22-30 Monday Psalms 41, 52  44 Isa. 8:16–9:1 2 Pet. 1:1-11 Luke 22:39-53 Tuesday Psalms 45  47, … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Advent: Preparation

“Let every heart, Prepare Him room” [download id=”23″] Sunday Psalms 148, 149, 150  114, 115 Isa. 5:1-7 2 Pet. 3:11-18 Luke 7:28-35 Monday Psalms 25  9, 15 Isa. 5:8-12, 18-23 1 Thess. 5:1-11 Luke 21:20-28 Tuesday Psalms 26, … Continue reading

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