Tag Archives: Encouragement

A Sense of Place

  Where are your places? Where do you find yourself most firmly rooted? Where do you go when life is too much and you need to breathe? Lately, I have found myself at sea, and without a fixed place or … Continue reading

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Who Feeds The Teacher? Mother Culture Is An Essential.

“Do not let the endless succession of small things crowd great ideals out of sight and out of mind.” Charlotte Mason I have been thinking about this issue of renewing ourselves this week, as a succession of small things have … Continue reading

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Of Yearning and Discontent

This first week of Lent has hit me hard.? I’m short tempered, discouraged and fairly certain that we are going to be going around in the same old circles for the next million years. Rationally I know that’s really not … Continue reading

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In The Midst of Life…

” In the midst of life, we are in death” says the Prayer Book. About twice a month, S has a late night activity and I put the children to bed and indulge in watching a show. As you can … Continue reading

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Fewer Words, More Slowly

Lately I’ve been noticing a worrisome trend around here. We have a lot going on as is typical for the end of the school year; special events, birthdays, annual doctor visits, and dentist appointments all seem to come within a … Continue reading

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Some Encouraging and Challenging Thoughts

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

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Encouraging One Another- Discipline

The children and I got together with some friends at the playground yesterday- our first playground date since J was born. Normally we do this every week or so if the weather permits. The playground is one designed from preschoolers … Continue reading

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Encouraging One Another Brings A Change in Atmosphere

As you know I’ve named this year “Encouragement” and have been trying to focus on noticing and pointing out to the children where they do well and how that blesses all of us. I’m not wanting to become a constant … Continue reading

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Naming the Year:Encouragement

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

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