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Week 2 – The Candle of Peace (Mary & Joseph Candle, Preparation Candle)

The Lighting of the Christmas Candles The Candle of Peace We light the Christmas candles to get our hearts ready to celebrate Christmas. Last time, we lit the Candle of Hope to remind us of the hope we have in Jesus our … Continue reading

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Week 1 – The Candle of Hope (Angel Candle, Prophecy Candle)

Introduce Advent Be sure your family understands why you are celebrating advent and the meaning of the various symbols used. If you choose to display a Bible near the Advent wreath or the nativity set, place it there now. The … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fall

  I traveled to central NY this last week to visit my father and some other family members. It was a beautiful week – central NY at its finest with blue skies, changing leaves, and cool weather.       I found … Continue reading

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A New Squirrel

Today, we were on the way home from church when I was complaining about my family’s lack of communication. “I thought about it” is a common phrase in our house. They think about it, whatever “it” is, but never actually … Continue reading

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Take the Home Out of Homeschooling

I once joked that our homeschool group took the “home out of homeschooling.” That year we offered so many activities that families could be more outside the home than in, if they did everything! For a new homeschooler, it could … Continue reading

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