Tag Archives: children

BUT SHE WAS JUST SO SWEET

Emily was such a darling; she had everything it took to qualify as a teacher’s pet.  Everything except brain power!  However, Emily and I could work around that.  I just gave her things she could do with just a little … Continue reading

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PARENTING, part 3

I suppose the scripture I have heard most on Father’s Day sermons is the story of the Prodigal Son. How much the Father waited and loved him! How wonderful the party thrown in his honor! In recent years it has … Continue reading

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PARENTING, part 2

Hayes’ Comment/Question/Discussion:   This I cannot document  but I believe it based on faith, experience and the scripture Matthew 18:10, For I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in … Continue reading

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PARENTING, part 1

Chances are pretty good that you have dealt with the question, “What’s gone so wrong with our children?” In conservative circles, we hear a lot of talk about dysfunctional families, especially, relating to the lack of good fathers. In the … Continue reading

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NEGOTIATING A SETTLEMENT

The following scenario was from many years ago. It took place when my grandsons were about four and five. Sammy, the younger child, is playing with a little cross. Danny “Pretend you didn’t want it,” as he reaches for it.” … Continue reading

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THIS IS MY RIGHT HAND

Too stressed for mind control so I’m trying for some fun today. I’ve been clearing old records. I found a little song I wrote to be sung to the tune of You Are My Sunshine. Take some time to enjoy … Continue reading

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THANKS TO THE BRAVE

From a note in journal June 15th ’98 Subject was “childlikeness” and how Jesus said we should come to him as a little child. I had written the following note:  There are so many children in this time who do not … Continue reading

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INTEGRATED SCHOOL – CHAOS/VICTORY

“We’ll hire you but I suppose you want in the northwest schools, so I’m not sure just where you will be placed,” so said the personnel director. “No,” I replied, “I have a sociology degree and I am interested in … Continue reading

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INVOLVE ME

An explanation.  I took two g-granddaughters for state testing for home schoolers last week.  This was the room we entered and waited.  It’s hard to see her but there it a teacher sitting at the check in desk down at … Continue reading

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WHY?

I’ve been rummaging and remembering family treasures and times together.  I don’t remember “moody” peers.  Suicides were almost a never happen event.  For the first thirty years, I only knew one person who committed suicide.  No illegal drugs/but there was … Continue reading

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