Four Photo Friday (the dog, the children, and the remodel)

Note: If you are one of the recent influx of new readers, then welcome, I'm glad you're here. You may not be familiar with my occasional "Five photo Friday." Content like today is generally intended as a break from a series of more serious meditations, or simply because I have a few pictures I think …

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a letter to my grandson on his first week at school

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.” - Matthew 19:14 Monday, with one more significant turn of the time machine, our grandson, David, went to preschool for the first time. "Bye, Mommy! I love you!" he …

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parents are responsible for education – schools help…

We all know how much I love my grandchildren. Just click on the "Grandaddy Letters" category and you will find dozens of posts featuring David and Beks over the past few years. They're growing by leaps and bounds and in every way; I'm so happy and so proud. But today's featured image - the only one …

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a shot of courage from some awesome pre-schoolers

Then Jesus called a little child over to sit among the disciples, and said, “I assure you that if you don’t turn your lives around and become like this little child, you will definitely not enter the kingdom of heaven. Those who humble themselves like this little child will be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Whoever welcomes …

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Preschool Rock! a lesson in exuberance

Good morning! In response to all those blog-readers who think I've been too serious vis-a-vis social commentary stuff this week, here's a bunch of exuberant pre-schoolers to make you smile today! Yesterday evening Rebekah and I headed to the church for the First Presbyterian of Brandon Preschool end-of-the-year program. What a hoot! There's nothing like a …

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Kids who help us to remember our own faith…

Some seasonal messages speak with more eloquence through pictures. So this morning's post will simply comprise enough words to frame a few choice images. The occasion - yesterday evening - was what I like to call "The fastest 15-minutes in the church year." Otherwise known as "The First Presbyterian Church of Brandon Preschool Christmas Pageant." …

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