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Building Habits with Pumpkins

Posted by on Nov 2, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

In the fall, students in all grades work on two important habits: the habit of attention (fixing their minds and bodies on the matter at hand) and the habit of thinking (comparing things, understanding cause and effect, and participating in thoughtful conversation). In Ms. Pabon’s kindergarten class, the humble pumpkin has provided opportunity for reflection and exploration on many levels. We all have need to be trained to see, and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.Charlotte...

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Light Captures the Scene

Posted by on Oct 26, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Light Captures the Scene

As I have shared previously, I’ve been learning much about the word bloom. The final definition that I would like to share with you comes from the world of photography. While the concept of bloom in photography is not necessarily a preferred result for those who are taking pictures, it is the most fabulous result in the lives of God’s children. 

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The Egg Bloom

Posted by on Oct 26, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on The Egg Bloom

In my summer pursuit to understand a blessing that was shared with me for our school in the word bloom, I have learned so much. The most common definition includes several themes such as: To mature into the achievement of one’s potential; To flourish in excellence; To shine out.  However, in my pursuit of knowledge, I have learned about a lesser-known definition of the word bloom. An egg bloom is the outermost covering on an egg and is the last part of the shell put on before the hen lays the egg. In other words, it’s the protection for...

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The Bloom Blessing

Posted by on Oct 1, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

In early June, a Redeemer School staff member blessed me with one word … bloom … along with the following scripture: The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. (Isaiah 35:1-2) The Holy Spirit clearly led her to share this blessing with me and I am confident that it was because I was supposed to share it with our school. There is power in blessing when it is based on the solid foundation of God’s infallible...

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Truth and Tidiness go Hand in Hand

Posted by on Sep 28, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Truth and Tidiness go Hand in Hand

As a child, some of my most distinct memories are those that involved my hands. I remember learning how to sew clothes for dolls with my mother, wrap presents for my loved ones, and plant a garden with my father. I discovered my love of creating pottery and thought it was amazing that my hands were able to create something that someone else could use.  As I’ve grown older, I have come into a greater appreciation of the gift God has given us as His “handiwork” in His creation of our hands.

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