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Children need sophisticated vocabulary…..

A friend recently gifted to me three “old” books. No longer in print, he found old copies and sent them to me. This past weekend I curled up, started to read, and immediately was immersed in pool of complex words … Continue reading

Posted in Children Need....., May 2014 | 1 Comment

Children need the particular…..

Children need the particular, the unique. They need favorite colors and special flavors and textured experiences. This is where mass responses can trip us up because God didn’t create one size fits all. God created the particular. The dictionary defines … Continue reading

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Children Need Sunday Afternoons

I just spent a delightful Sunday afternoon on a bench near the southern California ocean. My husband was napping on a grassy bank, and while my oldest son walked in the surf, I was able to enjoy one of favorite … Continue reading

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Children Need a Rookery

I might as well round out my bird theme for this week with one more post. I’ve had some fascinating experiences as of late, but none quite compare to the hike I went on at dusk with two of my … Continue reading

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Children Need Nests

I interrupted a morning feeding this morning. My presence was highly suspect and our mama bird was not pleased. I wanted to watch her, but she didn’t want to be watched. Her job is to guard and defend and feed … Continue reading

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Children Need Birds

Good morning! A number of months ago I woke up at first light with my middle son, and we went for a walk in the pre dawn hours. We were visiting a cloud rain forest with friends, and my son … Continue reading

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Children Need the Particular

Children need the particular, the unique. They need favorite colors and special flavors and textured experiences. This is where mass responses can trip us up because God didn’t create one size fits all. God created the particular. The dictionary defines … Continue reading

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Children Need God’s Table

Oh my. Has it really been so very long? We enjoyed a delightful trip to the states over Semana Santa – a family wedding, my mother’s birthday celebration, time with cousins and cousins and more cousins, a birding trip to … Continue reading

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Children Need Easter

And we do too. We need the cross and all that it represents. We need the empty tomb and the surprise of joy found in that early morning garden. We need to go back through every single story and action … Continue reading

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Children Need Time

The conversation started over a week ago – “Any chance we can go to the beach for the weekend? There’s a big swell coming in…..” As the days went on, the pleas and hints and nudges became more persistent. “I … Continue reading

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