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Preschool is Apple-Solutely Fun!

Visiting an apple orchard is a great way to introduce the letter A to your preschool child.  Science, language arts, math, and art are all subjects illustrated in God’s world as apples are discussed, picked, and tasted. Language Arts and Math:  Discuss the different varieties, colors and sizes of the apples with your preschooler.  Use real apples or paper apples to sort and count. 
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Start to a Great Preschool Year

  Summer activities are winding down, outdoor pools are now closed, at least in the Midwest, and daylight is waning. That all means that schedules change and for most young children excitement grows as they prepare for preschool. My three year old grandson is excited to start preschool and I  am thrilled to share in his fun of learning and in my fun and
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Going for Gold or Going for Crowns

Daily Truth:   “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize?  Run in such a way that you may obtain it.  And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things.  Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an imperishable crown.”  1 Corinthians 9:24-25 What were once
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God’s Goodness Abounds

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV How many times have you locked keys in your car, forget a dear friend’s birthday, or miss an appointment?  We have lives that are fully scheduled. It is nearly impossible to remember everything on our plates if it were not for the alarms and
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Back to School and On Our Knees

  Daily Truth:  “If God is for us, who can be against us?”  Romans 8:31 School buses in the neighborhood means that school is back in full swing.  Morning alarms are set for the new schedule.  New books to study, new friends to meet, new teachers to greet, and children with a variety of emotions. Some children look forward to the routine, meeting new friends,
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Light Means More than Spring Has Sprung

Daily Truth:  “And God saw the light, that is was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.”  Genesis 1:4 Just as we begin to enjoy the earlier sunrise of late winter-SMACK-Daylight Saving Time is upon us. Why do we enjoy beginning our day in the light rather than the dark?  For me it is the singing of the birds, the beauty of
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A Loving Valentine

Daily Truth:  “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”  1 Corinthians 13:13 Valentine’s Day is a favorite day for young and old alike.  This day for elementary age children is fun as making or selecting Valentine cards for friends and classmates brings a sense of excitement and a way to show how much you care about
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Sing, It Does a Heart Good

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV Why is the musical The Sound of Music so popular?  It is a wonderful, true story about the singing Von Trapp family.  One of the most memorable lyrics in the score is, “the hills are alive, with the sound of music.”  The hills (God’s creation)
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The Value of Memories and Praise

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV How many times have you locked keys in your car, forget a dear friend’s birthday, or an appointment?  We have lives that are fully scheduled. It is nearly impossible to remember everything on our plates if it were not for the alarms and calendar
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A New Year Filled with Praise

Daily Truth:   “So will I ever sing praises to your name, as I perform my vows day after day.”   Psalm 61:8 ESV   A brand new year presents new goals and a fresh start!  Ready, set, what….? Well below freezing temperatures, car won’t start, home with a cold that turns into a sinus infection, children that have strep throat…and on it goes.  Plummeting from
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