Children Category

You Know It’s Bad When a Funeral Director Gets Involved

You know that amazing feeling you get when you stumble upon something that just absolutely makes your day? Like…finding cash in your pocket that you didn’t even know you had?  I had something like that happen to me today. First, let me explain something that happened last Friday. We had just walked into a restaurant […]

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Answers to Tough Questions

The thought of death can be a scary thing. Even though we think we know what to expect when a loved one is at the end of their journey, I’ve learned that we are never prepared to say goodbye. I bought a book called God Gave Us Easter, by Lisa Tawn Bergen, for my granddaughter for […]

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What do we Chase?

Do you have that one go-to place that you know will bring you some type of fulfillment or will  provide that peace that you long for?  Maybe it’s church. Perhaps it’s sitting on your back porch swing with a friend and a large glass of iced tea. Wherever that place is, you can’t wait to be there […]

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Will You Pray for Me?

I was recently reminded how important it is to say what you mean and mean what you say. One of my students (5 years old) told me a couple of weeks ago that her grandpa had surgery on his arm. She acted a little worried so I told her that I would pray for him. […]

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The Smile File

My husband absolutely loves the fact that I teach preschool.  I think he would admit that it’s because he  loves hearing all the stories that I share with him. Most of them are funny – some are even HILArious, but there’s been a few times when a story was simply about something that touched my heart. […]

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What My Three-Year-Old Student Taught Me

Last week,  we were talking to our three-year old students at preschool about Adam and Eve.  We discussed the fact that God had a rule that Adam and Eve couldn’t eat fruit from the tree of knowledge.  Next, we talked about different rules that we have at school and why it’s important to follow them.  […]

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Seek Him With All Your Heart

What a blessing it is to have access to blogs and books that are written and illustrated by Christian authors. I find it very encouraging to know that I’m not alone in my struggles, and love hearing how God helps others make it through similar life experiences. One of the blogs that I follow recently […]

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Because He Lives….

Haven’t blogged in a while. I’ve been a bit overwhelmed, but life is good. Learned an important lesson through an experience at preschool. God continues to amaze me how he uses children to teach me so much! Hopefully what I share will encourage someone else. One day last week, one of my more serious students was […]

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How’s Your Heart?

One of the many lessons that I learned on my mission trip to Costa Rica was this: When you take the time to encourage someone – either through prayer, a kind deed or word, your time, or with words of praise – it not only makes a difference in THAT person’s life – it changes […]

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Straight from a Child’s Heart…

I am so blessed to have a job I love – I teach preschool. For many years I have worked with children – in one way or another. I watched teachers’ children after school, raised 3 sons, taught Sunday school and junior church, assisted in a kindergarten class, and now teach at a private preschool. […]

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