Tag Archives: Christianity

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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Running Back to the Ark

The drop hit him on the nose first. He looked up, squinted into the sky. The air smelled like rain. Another drop, then another. Soon the sound of pattering rain filled his ears as the air around him danced with … 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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About That Difficult Child…

They kick. They hit. They talk back. They yell at you. They stomp their feet, cross their arms, and refuse to budge. They destroy school property. They are not nice to the kids around them. They are difficult. I’m not … 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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Is My Child Too Young to Become a Christian?

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”   Matthew 19:14 When our son Parker was tiny–about three–he heard a song on the radio about … Continue reading

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I Started A Blog This Year

I love words. And sometimes when I recall certain events in my life, words–like written words–flash across my mental view of those events. Does that happen to any of you? When I think of 2014, several words flash through my … Continue reading

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