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How to Read With Your Child: Eight Steps

Daily Truth:   “… And he read in their hearing all the words of the Book of the Covenant which had been found in the house of the LORD.”  2 Kings 23:3             We all want our children to develop a love for the written word.  It has been said, “The love of reading is made on the lap
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Motherhood: The Race of Endurance

Daily Truth:  “Let us run with patience the race that is set before us.”  Hebrews 12:1 This past Saturday, 12 of us (11 ladies and 1 young man – such a sport) got up super early and ran a 3 team marathon relay race.  Did I mention it was pouring rain and that the temp was hovering around 45 degrees? Not exactly the type
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Appearance: The Lesson from a Pumpkin

Daily Truth: “For man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.” I Samuel 16:7 I love the appearance of the collage pumpkins and mums  make on a doorstep. Their appearance marks the beginning of fall.  To me, they are some of the most beautiful fruit.    I mean, really, how many other fruit do we decorate our doorsteps with? (Yes, it is
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Columbus Day: The Real Story

Daily Truth:  “Oh send out your light and truth!  Let them lead me… ” Psalm 43:3 a   Columbus Day finds some families on fall break. Other families may be taking advantage of the low prices  at  Columbus Day sales. Many elementary age children are discussing Christopher Columbus at school. There was Queen Isabella who helped Columbus achieve his goals by providing money.  The
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Trust the Engineer: Trusting God

Daily Truth:  In God I have put my trust; I will not be afraid.  What can man do to me?   Psalm 56:11 “When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.”  Corrie Ten Boom This remarkable woman spent the first 50 years of her life
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Pumpkin Delight: Yummy Pumpkin Recipes

Daily Truth: “To everything there is a season.”  Ecclesiastes 3:1 As I promised last week, this week I am going to post some pumpkin recipes that are easy and you can do with your kiddos. I am not a great cook, nor do I always enjoy it.  My sister – on the other- hand can make anything taste AMAZING!  Needless to say, the easier,
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Harvest More than Corn and Wheat: The Next Generation

Daily Truth:  “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.”  Matthew 9:37 This is the season of harvest.  My farming friend from North Dakota told me, “We need a freeze to get things rolling.”  I thought how interesting.  Growth must be halted before the harvest is truly ready. How introspective the child is in the photo.  He is intently looking at the corn
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The Influence of a Godly Grandparents

Daily Truth: “When I call to remembrance the genuine faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am persuaded is in you also.”  II Timothy 1:5   Tomorrow is going to be a tough day for my family.  It marks the one year passing of my dad. He was so proud to be a
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What Words are You Reading, Hearing, and Teaching?

Daily Truth:  ” In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”  John 1:1 At three years of age children have a word usage of 500-1,100 words.  By five to seven years of age children have an average expressive vocabulary of 3,000-5,000 words. These statistics are based on the work done by  Becca Jarzynski,  a pediatric speech-language
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To Turn the World Upside Down

Daily Truth:  ““These men who have turned the world upside down .”  Acts 17:6 Today is a day that turned our world upside down. The images of September 11, 2001 will forever be seared on our minds.  We each remember where we were and what we were doing when the attacks on the towers occurred.  The peaceful America that we knew at the time
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