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No Need to be Afraid

Daily Truth:  “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”    Psalm 27:1   Have you ever been afraid?   The word “afraid” can be found 216 times in the NKJV of the Bible. God gives us accounts in the Bible where men, women, and children are afraid.
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Out of Commission: Lessons Learned from Being Still.

Daily Truth: “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalms 46:10   Out of commission.  Not something usually attributed to mom’s. However, we’ve all been there at some point.  We wake up with a headache or come down with the flu and….. Wham! We are out of commission for a few hours or even a couple of days. Yet somehow the fam still
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The Best Steps to Follow: Following Jesus

Daily Truth:   “Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.”  Psalm 85:13     You have probably seen the WWJD bracelets.  Did you know that they were based on the book In His Steps?           The story In His Steps was story written by Charles M. Sheldon in 1896.  It was read a
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Share Saint Patrick’s Day Facts and Fun with Children

 Saint Patrick’s Day with children… Saint Patrick’s Day is the celebration of a man that told his homeland of Ireland about Christ. Saint Patrick is not really a saint with a capital S as he was never authorized by Rome.  He was a saint in the Christian definition as a saint is “one who is holy and set apart”. Patrick was sixteen years old when he
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Lessons from Bees: Working Together

Daily Truth:  “Do all things without murmurings and disputings:”  Philippians 2:14   My 6 year old son has been obsessed with bees lately.  Not sure what has brought this on, but you never know how a 6 year old mind works. Any rate, he brought home from the school library the other day two books on bees and a Moody Bible Institute DVD titled City
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Fingerplays Add Fun and Increase Attention Span

Daily Truth:   “Happy is the man who finds wisdom, And the man who gains understanding…”  Proverbs 3:13 It is never too young to begin teaching children about God and the things of God. Below are some fingerplays to teach God’s precepts at an early age. Loving Gifts from God Loving gifts from God; (Point up.) My father and mother, (Use index finger of one hand to
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Learning Styles and Teaching Style Matter

Daily Truth:  “You shall teach them to your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.”  Deuteronomy  11:19 Is it important to know the learning styles of children in order to teach children effectively? According to Deuteronomy 11:19 we are to teach the things of God throughout the day.
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Going for the Gold, Why Not a Crown?

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 The Winter Olympics
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Change? Seriously, Not Again!

Daily Truth:  “For I am the Lord, I change not.”  Malachi 3:6   Change is a word that causes people to react in many different ways. Some love it. Some hate it. For me, it depends on what kind of change we are talking about. I like to switch the wall color (I think our house has shrunk in square footage as often as
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Love, Not Just For Valentine’s Day

 Daily Truth:   “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three:  but the greatest of these is love.”  1 Corinthians 13:13 On Valentine’s Day love is written on conversation hearts, chocolates, and cards. Children make cards and parents buy cards to share on this special day.   According to Hallmark, 1,400 billion cards are made for Valentine’s Day.  Valentine’s Day is second only to
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