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Sincerely, Your Little One’s Teacher

It’s getting closer and closer. The back-to-school ads have started appearing. The school supply lists have exploded in the front of Walmart. The backpacks have gone on sale. Your friends are squeezing in one last quick trip to the beach … Continue reading

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To the Christian Teacher in a Public School

How many times have you heard the term (or one similar) “They’ve taken God out of public schools!”? I’ve heard it many, many times but so far it has failed to worry me. Don’t get me wrong, it saddens me that … Continue reading

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Thank You Mrs. Johnson

Fifth grade was the hardest year of my school experience. I struggled academically. I worried socially. I went on an emotional roller coaster daily. Until fifth grade, I had made good grades without really having to study too hard and … Continue reading

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The Cain Effect

My husband is guest blogging this week! I’m so excited to share his words of wisdom. He recently taught our Sunday School class at church, and he shared what he’d been learning about what we give to God. Here is … Continue reading

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Bloom Right Where You Are!

When it comes to gardening, I don’t have a green thumb. As a matter of fact, I don’t have any kind of thumb or knack for gardening! I’ve tried my hand at many kinds of plants over the years, and what … Continue reading

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Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior

I have issues, okay? And if we’re all going to be totally honest, every person reading this could testify to personal issues as well. Sometimes they lie buried, unnoticed for years and years. We may feel a slight inkling of them … Continue reading

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Share Jesus Without Fear

When I was little, I always said that  I wanted to be a teacher or a missionary someday. I think that God, in His wonderful lovingkindness, has allowed me to be both. You see, as a girl, I thought that … Continue reading

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In Spite of Me

One day my sister and I took our bevy of boys to a local fast food restaraunt. Let me just say, we can’t sneak up on anyone. We came barreling in and the boys set the world record for the quickest eating time … Continue reading

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What Jesus Thinks About My Children

 Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them.  Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom … Continue reading

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A Journey of Faith, Hope, Charity, and a Little Grace: Sherry’s Story

My friend Sherry and her husband John have four extraordinary daughters. You don’t have to look very far to find out where the four daughters’ extraordinary qualities come from…just look at their parents! John is the Sunday School teacher for … Continue reading

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