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To My Kindergartners: The Last Time We Were Together…

It wasn’t our final good-bye. It wasn’t even the last day of school. But it was the last day we were together. I called for the “bus kids” to line up and high-fived them out the door. “See you Monday!” … Continue reading

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Kindergarten: Getting Ready for Next Year

It’s been a busy week full of planning, scrapping the plan, planning again, scrapping again, and planning some more. All in order to help our kindergarten friends continue to learn for the last nine weeks of school! I work with … Continue reading

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But if not…

I love the story of Daniel and his friends, young Jewish men who found themselves in a strange land, under close rule of a strange king, and worse, surrounded by people who worshiped strange gods. I would have been shaking … Continue reading

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The Little Things

Five-year-olds can teach us so many lessons! My students constantly inspire me with their love for little things. My classroom has tubs upon tubs that are full of tiny manipulatives, and a favorite activity for the whole class is “tub … Continue reading

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Be the Hummingbird

Several weeks ago, I heard our Associate Pastor Jacob Elliott speak on having a mindset that doesn’t conform to this world. During his lesson, he spoke about two kinds of birds: vultures and hummingbirds. He pointed out that vultures continuously … Continue reading

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Granny’s Tulips

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”                                                … Continue reading

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Leaning

“What have I to dread, what have I to fear, leaning on the everlasting arms? I have blessed peace with my Lord so near, leaning on the everlasting arms. Leaning, leaning, safe a secure from all alarm. Leaning, leaning, leaning … Continue reading

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