Tag Archives: Children

Where Division Begins and Ends

I watched the children at their play Left to their own devices Selfishness and pride ruled the day They seemed to forget what nice is I saw the ones who had no toys Longingly eye the others The rich, the … Continue reading

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Teaching Our Future – A Poem

Last night was Back-to-School Night at my son’s school. It’s a parent’s one opportunity to meet all their kid’s teachers for the year and find out what they will be learning. I almost didn’t go because it seems like I’ve … Continue reading

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Children – A Poem

My son is one of the greatest blessings I have ever known. I often hear parents complain about how terrible their teenagers are, but I really can’t relate because my son is the most generous, kind, and loving person I … Continue reading

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Psalm 78 – Teaching Our Descendants

 Okay, so this is going to sound kind of strange, but here is how I decided what Psalm to post today. As I was driving back from the frame shop with my son, we passed a number 78 bus. The … Continue reading

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What Should We Teach Our Kids?

Last Thursday was a snow day in our school district. There wasn’t much snow, mind you, but it doesn’t take much to close Portland, Oregon area schools. But then on Friday the weather was better so school was back open. … Continue reading

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The True Light Shines in the Darkness

The days are getting shorter and the nights longer as we move towards winter. I really don’t like winter. Too much darkness and too much cold. With the time change two weeks ago it is now dark when I go … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gratitude

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and it has me thinking about how blessed I am to be a mom. I only have one child, but he is very special to me. Even at 15, he still likes to spend time … Continue reading

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