Advice from Kids

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Here’s some good advice from kids that will be sure to make you smile while you’re agreeing with the truth of what they say. “Never trust a dog to watch your food.” Patrick, age 10 “When your dad is mad and asks you, ‘Do I look stupid?’ don’t answer.” Hannah, age 9 “Never tell your mom her diet’s not working.” …

Shaker Sayings

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In celebration of my new book about a Shaker girl – The Outsider – coming out in a few weeks (August 1), I’m sharing some of my research with you this week. Here are some sayings attributed to the Shakers. They were a very practical people in many of their ways and they believed in “putting their hands to work …

The Gift of Joy

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This week’s quote has to do with joy. Sometimes we think of joy as being happy, but joy is more than that, deeper than mere happiness. Joy that lasts, that keeps on going and going like that battery Bunny comes from God. So may you know joy all the way to the bone this week and every week. Here’s the …

Kids say the darnedest things

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Some of you out there probably remember Art Linkletter’s show where he talked to kids and they did say the darnedest things. We were eating in a restaurant here locally where they celebrate t.v. shows from the fifties and sixties and that show was on. You couldn’t hear it so you didn’t really know whether it was funny or not, …