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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
Tag Archives: Multitudes on Monday
The recent heat wave has been accompanied by impressive wind/thunder storms. The one on Saturday night knocked out our power and we didn’t get it back until about 5 pm Sunday (yesterday). The older I am the less well I … Continue reading
I walked out to the front garden this morning and found this: As long as I had the camera out I took a few pictures of the front garden. I expect things to really be blooming in a week or … Continue reading
I ran across this idea while reading Ann Voskamp’s blog and was intrigued by it. Naming things helps to bring them into focus and keep them in focus. I’ve been reflecting in the back of my mind about this for … Continue reading
The past few days I’ve really been struggling with attitude. Not the children’s but mine. Although I know that I should be thankful and that I have many things to praise God for I haven’t been able to force those … Continue reading
Yesterday at church at slipped up to the choir to add my voice to the anthem and then slipped back to the pew to sit with the children and S. On my way back through the ambulatory (the passage behind … Continue reading
I know, I know I’ve done it again- disappeared for several weeks with no explanation. Bad blogging…but that’s how it goes sometimes. I simply haven’t had anything to say, or if I did I had too many other things going … Continue reading
“As celebration leads to healing, healing leads back to celebration. It is all God’s work; and those who find themselves called to it must, quite simply, ‘serve God and be cheerful’.” N. T. Wright , For All God’s Worth pg … Continue reading
The other day I made the mistake of saying something about how W goes down the stairs like an otter going down a mud-slide. This of course triggered a round of questions from F and Su and F remembered that … 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