Category Archive: FOR KIDS

Oct 30

WHAT’S UP WITH HALLOWEEN?

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Over 1200 years ago, the early Church set aside November 1 as a day to honor all holy people. That day is called “All Saints Day.” A saint is just a holy person—someone who loves God. Another word for “holy” is “hallowed.” We can remember that by the Lord’s prayer which tells us that “Hallowed …

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Sep 11

PREPARING TO LAUNCH: Counting Blessings; Stealing Sunlight

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Hey kids—and the grownups who love them! Check this out: Click to order Counting Blessings is a picture book written for kids ages 2-5. It teaches numbers 1-10, introduces kids to the concept of a blessing and helps them look at things in the world as gifts from God. This rhyming book was a ton of …

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May 29

Goals and Dreams

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  Toward the end of last year, I went through the process of creating a life plan, following the ideas set out in the book Living Forward by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. My review of that book is here. One part of my plan was to return to my love of writing and illustrating for children. Since I hadn’t illustrated …

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