Month: January 2013

Parent Development by Jane Sustar

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Jane writes: Back when my now 17-year-old Gustav was a baby, I started going to a moms’ group at our church. We moms spanned a wide range of backgrounds: educational, economic, even religious. Our director picked a mothering book to read and we took turns presenting a chapter each week. We discussed the ideas presented …

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Gratitude for How It Is and How It Will Be, by Cynthia Aldinger

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Cynthia writes: There is a “My Favorite Birds Convention” going on in my backyard today.  My “Christmas blend” birdseed is gifting them and me by bringing them so near on this cold winter afternoon.  My soul is soothed by their vibrant color, nurtured by their shapes and sizes, and delighted by their movements.  A self-invited …

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