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The way these things go

I haven’t always liked reading and writing. I don’t think. Like, I wasn’t that three-year-old you hear about on the news who reads Moby Dick cover-to-cover. 1,035 more words


Jesus died for me (Day 13 of 2 Weeks 2 the Cross)

Why did Jesus die?

Why did He willingly suffer and die on the cross?

John 3:16 gives us the answer.

God loved us. He loved us so much He could not leave us on our own in our sin. 133 more words


The ABCs of Freelance Writing

“If you dig deep and keep peeling the onion, artists and freelance writers are the leaders in society – the people who start to get new ideas out.” …

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Freelance Writer

X is for Xi'an

The letter X may seem like one of the more difficult letters to use in our alphabetical trip around the world, but it we were able to fit it in quite nicely this week. 962 more words


Flashcards and Magnets

Sunday, March 30

When I cleaned the boys’ room a few weeks back I came across Elias’s alphabet flashcards. “Oh, cool. We can use these for Vince.” I carried them downstairs and sat them on the hallway desk. 328 more words

A Minnesota Farm Alphabet

When we were cleaning out my parents’ farmhouse, I came across this farm alphabet book I made for them in 1994, twenty years ago.  I made the illustrations from colored tissue and paper cutouts.  821 more words


W is for Wellington

Let me just say, W is a tough letter. There aren’t a lot of W countries or even W cities. But fortunately, the capitol of one of my favourite countries begins with W and we even have a family member going to school near Wellington right now, so it wasn’t too hard to get the kids interested in New Zealand this week. 699 more words