Tag Archives: children

What is next?

There are few places I go where children are as celebrated as when I am in church. From the nursery room, filled with rockers and soft toys to the high school ministry building with couches and comfy chairs to gather … Continue reading

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contented

At the livestock auction I spent time watching the crowd, making up stories for why the families and farmers were there and why they may have bid on the animals. One of the families attending the auction was Amish. A … Continue reading

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on confirmation, attendance, and emails

Being the parents of boys often means loud sounds, body functions, and rough-housing. I wouldn’t have it any other way– except the body functions, of course.  Now that the boys are teenagers, my husband and I are no longer accosted … Continue reading

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boxes

My family has this odd habit of saving boxes.  My grandmother would often get Marshall Fields and Lord & Taylor shirt boxes.  They were made of a sturdy material that allowed them to be used for gift giving, as well … Continue reading

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