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Storytime: Lady Hahn and her Seven Friends

This book is based on a nineteenth century Korean story, with an unknown author. In some ways, its a classic moral tale. Aesop could come up with a pithy summary, I’m sure. But that doesn’t make the illustrations any less … Continue reading

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Storytime: The Wind That Wanted To Rest

And, here is my first story book offering. Since I attended a great conference on Sabbath this summer, led by the fantabulous MaryAnn McKibben Dana, the name of this book caught my eye. It is, indeed, about the need to … Continue reading

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Storytime: Preaching the Word. And Pictures.

Insert obligatory yeah, I’ve been away from the blog explanation here. Let’s all move on now, shall we? The fantastic children’s minister at one of our churches hosted a program for parents about faith at home. It was great, but … Continue reading

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Daydream Believer

Our current “car cd” (Bliss gets to get cd’s from the library for the car) is Welcome Table from Dan Zanes and friends. The title track was recorded at Dan Zanes house, around his dinner table, with his daughter and … Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: Be Still

Our church, in the summer, has children’s chapel time during the readings and sermons, and this was my week to lead the storytime. Stories are told using Godly Play* and Worship Center stories, which I’m having fun getting used to. … Continue reading

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Careful the things you say, children will listen

Vacation Bible School has been fun every place I’ve done it. This year, I wasn’t in charge of the big picture, so I got to spend time with the bigger picture: kids. Seven of them in particular were my “tribe,” … Continue reading

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And We’re Back

The vacation and third-birthday whirlwind have come to a close, and the excitement is wearing off. Bliss is ready for a few days without beaches, parties, picnics or airplanes I think – she stayed in her pjs til 11 this … Continue reading

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Peacemaking In Church School

I’m still catching up on the blogs and feeds from last week’s Children, Youth and A New Kind of Christianity conference in D.C. Looks like a great conference in general, but this particular tweet (now posted here) caught my eye: … Continue reading

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