Monthly Archives: May 2006

Part One – Adventures in the Strange and Unusual: A weekend family trip

May 30, 2006
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Part One – Adventures in the Strange and Unusual:  A weekend family trip

We decided to take a weekend family trip close to home. Our goal was to get out and relax a bit…unwind. We had a great time and saw some neat …and unusual things. Part one: One of the interesting things we saw on our weekend vacation. Not your typical sign. This sign can actually can…

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Unique yard decor….

May 30, 2006
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Unique yard decor….

Hmmmm…. I glanced outside and a massive amount of cut up cardboard box pieces caught my eye. The debris was scattered all over the deck along with the missing pair of scissors I had been looking for. I walked outside and saw some of the children in the field. One was attaching a cardboard cut-out…

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Unusual Friend

May 24, 2006
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Unusual Friend

Some dear (no pun intended) friends of ours, the Carpenters, raised this deer from the time it was a newborn –handfed, bottle-fed. Her name is Fern and now she is a year old. She stays around/near their 20 acre farm in the Tennessee Hills. We were over visiting and as the children were romping and…

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Fostering Creative Play

May 24, 2006
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Fostering Creative Play

There is a dearth of creative play in the life of a modern child. Children are surrounded by plastic, noise-making toys. Is it any wonder that the Art of Play is lost? Fostering creative play is not that difficult. Most children are busting at the seams with creativity. All they need is the encouragement to…

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New Roy Moore for Governor of Alabama TV ad

May 20, 2006
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New Roy Moore for Governor of Alabama TV ad

Watch the new TV campaign ad here. http://vbuttons.com/ec/6225/index.php?em_id=6710703 Also view a JosiahProject.com Flashback published during the original trial.  

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Eating the cookie-cutter approach

May 19, 2006
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The Cookie Cutter Approach is the basic, all-inclusive, one-size-fits-all approach to education that dominates the American education system.  Just picture a factory assembly line.  Picture young impressionable children lined up on the factory conveyer belt.  One by one, they are indoctrinated not only with an anti-God worldview, but also molded and shaped into gender-neutral people…

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growing too quickly

May 19, 2006
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growing too quickly

All 4 months of her…

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Moore sees self as fighter firm in his convictions

May 17, 2006
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Moore sees self as fighter firm in his convictions

It’s rare indeed to have two articles in one week that are fair an unbiased, but it appears that is the case today.  Below are some excerpts of a great article by Kim Chandler a staff writer for The Birmingham News about Judge Roy Moore and his bid for the Republican nomination to be Governor of Alabama.  Read…

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Prayers For Boys – Thanks for Home

May 16, 2006
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Heavenly Father, I praise Thee for Thy mercy in giving me a good home. When I was a helpless little child my parents cared for me, and by their love all my needs have been supplied. May I never forget the hands that have toiled for me. When I am tempted to be impatient of…

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NOAH WEBSTER (1832)

May 12, 2006
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“When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed on your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers, just men who will rule in the fear of God. The preservation of a [our] government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty; If the citizens…

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How Did you Die?

May 12, 2006
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Did you tackle that trouble that came your way, With resolute heart and cheerful? Or hide your face from the light of day, With a craven soul and fearful? Oh, a trouble’s a ton, or a trouble’s an ounce, Or a trouble is what you make it, And it isn’t the fact that you’re hurt…

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Multi-generational Jonathan Edwards

May 11, 2006
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Jonathan Edwards Married Sarah Pierrepont in 1727 and together committed to raise their eleven children in the respect of God. Their success as parents was revealed in a study done in 1900, showing that their descendants included 13 college presidents, 65 professors, 30 judges, 100 lawyers, a dean of a prestigious law school, 80 public…

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Theodore Roosevelt on the Family

May 10, 2006
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“There are many kinds of success in life worth having. It is exceedingly interesting and attractive to be a successful business man, or railroad man, or farmer, or a successful lawyer or doctor; or a writer, or a President, or a ranchman, or the colonel of a fighting regiment, or to kill grizzly bears and…

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meal time shlump encouragement…..

May 9, 2006
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meal time shlump encouragement…..

At 3, he has many quirks and difficulties we all have to deal with on a daily basis. One of them is food issues. All of the sudden, our happy, energetic, lovable boy can turn into a sore sight with one glance at some sort of food he all of the sudden deems unacceptable. The…

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Home Schooling: a way of life

May 8, 2006
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Home schooling with a large family is one thing. Home schooling with a large family where the majority of of them are toddlers and babies is an entirely different story. I get many questions on how I home school with so many little ones. I actually do not really know the answer to that question.…

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