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nuggets

During my student teaching experiences I observed various English teachers. One of them, Mrs. J., had various learning prompts hanging from the ceiling. Simple reminders for grammar rules, punctuation rules and other often misused processed. One dangling reminder was about nuggets, … Continue reading

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wise, old, gray, and sustained

One of the quirky parts of restoring an old house is what is discovered in the nooks and crannies.  We have found turn-of-the-last-century bottles of Lysol cleaner, a Thermos circa World War I, old pictures, odd assortments of things. One … Continue reading

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Looking up

Today, during the worship portion of our service, some of the younger children came up front to lead us in the motions to a song.  The youngest child kept looking to the oldest child to make sure he was doing … Continue reading

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Women!

In this time in history women are able to fill many roles, some that weren’t around when our grandmothers and great-grandmothers were alive. But there is one role we as women must embrace fully if we are ever going to … Continue reading

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Little by little

At night, when I finally lay down to sleep, my mind runs through past events. It often begins with my mind reviewing all of the ways I should have done something better in a situation. I have mentioned this before … Continue reading

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gray hairs

My birthday is coming up.  I will be forty-five.  My grandmother was forty-five when I was born.  I feel old just thinking about it.  What is it about birthdays that make us so crazy? When we are young we cannot … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Life

As I have mentioned before, I read a proverb each day as part of my quiet time.   Today is chapter 9, which compares Wisdom and Folly. “Wisdom has built her house;” hewing it out of seven pillars (Proverbs 9:1).  Why … Continue reading

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