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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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Our Day

We had a good day yesterday! It was easy and fun, and we talked a LOT together. We decided to tweak just a few things, and I’m sure we’ll change something little every day to work for us, but here’s … Continue reading

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All Things Work Together

Well, it seems that I have a little extra time on my hands…so I write! I felt a lot of things yesterday when I looked around my classroom one last time before turning off the lights and locking the door. … Continue reading

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It Has Passed, But It’s Not Over

It makes me a little sad. Packing it all away, putting up the decorations for another year. Sometimes I feel like I’m putting up Christmas for the year. In Luke, we see that after the Savior’s birth, after the star, … Continue reading

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Teaching Kindergarten: The Daily News

The first time I ever shut the classroom door and turned to my students on that first day of school, that first minute, I had a brief panic-filled thought. What do I do now?!? How do I start this?!? After a … Continue reading

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A Tree for Zacchaeus

In the city of Jericho, there was a very unliked man. He was unfair, unjust, and….un-tall (okay, that’s not a word…he was short). His name was Zacchaeus. We find his story in the Bible, in Luke 19. In the time that … Continue reading

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Paperless Post for the Win!

So, my life can get pretty crazy, pretty quickly. Like, instantly. Between a schedule full of sports, two backpacks full of stress, and a family and church life, my days don’t have lots of seconds left for extra things. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Someone Became A Reader Today

Someone became a reader today. On his mother’s lap, with his favorite book. A book whose cover is worn by many bedtime stories and look-throughs. He loves the colors, and he loves the pictures, and he loves the story. He … Continue reading

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If You Give A Teacher A Class List

If you give a teacher her class list, she’s going to want some mailing addresses to go with it. So she’ll dig through mounds of registration forms to find “her kids” and write each address. Seeing all those addresses will … Continue reading

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Everyone Falls

“You haven’t ridden your bike in weeks.” “I’m no good at riding my bike. I keep falling off.” My son’s big brown eyes asked me to let it go, to not make him try again. “But everybody falls. You’re not … Continue reading

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