Monthly Archives: August 2010

Love Languages

The bond between children and their grandparents is very strong and forged of love.  Think of a picture of a grandparent rocking a child while reading them a book the grandparent bought; or of them baking cookies together.  Or how … Continue reading

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The Sabbath World

Pastor Jeff gave a great sermon on the Sabbath today and it got me thinking again about the gift of the Sabbath. I recently finished The Sabbath World by Judith Shulevitz. I really recommend it if you can stand its … Continue reading

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Trinity–The Father

We started Sunday school this last Sunday by talking about the Trinity.  As part of the lesson we took a field trip.  It was out to our own parking lot to see our beautiful, ugly grey boxes.   These boxes are the … Continue reading

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The Trinity

Tomorrow we will start Sunday school at LCH with three weeks of focusing on the Trinity in story, craft, and music.  I’m looking forward to talk to the children about the nature of God.  (Sunday school isn’t only about Bible … Continue reading

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Making Lemonade out of Lemons

It’s almost time for Sunday School to start again.  At LCH we’ve had a scheduling difficulty which turned out to be an opportunity.  The material we use for classes is designed to start after Labor Day but our Sunday School … Continue reading

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Barnacle

Yesterday we took a lovely hike to Smugglers’ Cove outside of Skagway, Alaska.  It was one of the only sunny days they’ve had up here this summer and the tourists and the locals were all out enjoying it.  Even so, … Continue reading

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At Sea

The foghorn sounds most of the day, both on the ship and in my mind.  I ignore the weather most of the time if it isn’t a problem.  Then the foghorn sounds again and I am reminded that there might … Continue reading

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