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May
8

Friday fun (May 8)

Summer happenings! Several ideas to work into your summer schedules: I was excited to see that the Regal Movie Theaters have posted the schedule for summer $1 movies! You’ll need to enter in your zip code to find the theater closest to you to determine the starting week but once you have THAT date, the …

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May
8

Victory in Europe Day

This is the first year that Ukraine is officially joining the ranks of those countries who celebrate V-E Day on May 8, rather than May 9 when Russia celebrates. As we look at the situation in Ukraine and Europe at this point in history, we’d best not forget the lessons we should have learned during …

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May
7

A Grandmother’s Prayers

My husband and I are reading A Grandmother’s Prayers together each morning after our Bible reading but before we pray. Author Kay Swatkowski writes in the introduction: “During my years spent working in women’s ministry, I constantly heard women affectionately sharing stories like these of the love, support, and prayers of their grandparents and the …

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May
3

Sunday’s Scripture — May 3

Sunday’s Scripture. I thank those of you who have commented, messaged me, or sent an e-mail letting me know how you specifically pray for your grandchildren. One grandmother (with her three daughters) prays every day for her grandchildren, especially the three who are in school. And particularly for protection for each one of them. She …

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May
1

Friday fun (May 1)

  I am discovering so many wonderful projects to do with the grandchildren. I initially thought I’d post them here one at a time, but I think I would be posting continually! Rather, I plan to post links to some great ideas…that way you’ll only have one post to read but lots of links to …

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May
1

Across the generations

I read a blog post recently that really caught my attention. It had to do with aging well. Not just physically, but emotionally, socially and spiritually. And how to involve those that might be feeling a bit neglected. The author starts out: “There is all sorts of advice for women about how to age well. …

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Apr
30

Tea time with the grands

Tea time with the grands via skype. L’viv, Ukraine to Salisbury, Maryland.

Apr
28

A Grandparent’s Day of Prayer: September 13, 2015

“Christian Grandparenting Network is asking grandparents all over the world to unite in prayer for their grandchildren on Sunday, September 13, 2015. This date is the official United States National Grandparents Day designated by a Senate proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. Our grandchildren are living in a desperate moral and spiritual climate …

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Apr
27

Monday memories

Such an amazing moment in time. We were blessed with grandsons in 2010, 2011, and 2012. And in 2014, we were blessed with two granddaughters…only a month apart. What a joy to hold those infants together. And how fun that they are all within minutes of each other. Cousins. Growing up together. Oh, the memories …

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Apr
26

Sunday’s Scripture

When I originally started this blog, one regular feature that I had hoped would be most encouraging for all of us was Sunday’s Scripture. You can read about the beginnings here. Please do go back and read it so I don’t have to repost the information, okay? Thank you. Unfortunately, as I posted earlier, “things” …

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