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Choosing Brave Over Braced: Living As If My Life Depended on It

An interesting blog post on living with poultry and with danger? Do you live braced or brave? I think I live in between. Choosing Brave Over Braced: Living As If My Life Depended on It. Advertisements

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Habits That Work: My Daily Hallelujah

Even while we bask in some glorious warm weather, we’re getting ready for winter. A work colleague just commented that she was looking forward to the snow, when I’d car-pool with her and we could pick up the good chats … Continue reading

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Books for Parenting Special Children

All of our children are special and have unique needs. Even once children enter adulthood, they continue to keep concerned parents on a growing edge.  That’s normative of family life. However, the books on parenting that I read this past … Continue reading

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A Children’s Gospel?

I spent many hours over the last two weeks pondering the good news for 4-8-year-olds in the Lectionary Readings for this year’s Easter Season. The reason? There was a gap in our holdings, and it was discovered too late to … Continue reading

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On Faith and Play

My interest was sparked when I saw the title of an article in the e-magazine, Patheos, “Why Passing on the Faith Isn’t Good Enough”.  The author, David M. Csinos, whom I appreciate as a friend and an articulate young advocate … Continue reading

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Seeing theology through the eyes of children (1 of3)

Through the Eyes of a Child: New Insights in Theology from a Child’s Perspective part A http://resources.mennonitechurch.ca/ResourceView/2/16005#sthash.AObfUyvU.dpuf by Anne Richards; Peter Privett – See more at: http://resources.mennonitechurch.ca/ResourceView/2/16005   After being inspired by Anne Richard’s newest book, Children in the Bible: … Continue reading

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