Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tried…and true

There is a story told about a bridge operator whose son got trapped in the machinery, and the operator had to choose between saving his son, or  lowering the bridge so the train carrying thousands of people could pass over … Continue reading

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Testing

Kids today face loads of tests at school. When I was in special ed teaching, it was often known as ‘death by checklist’! Hundreds of little boxes to check off what the kids could do. Why? As their teacher, I already … Continue reading

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Tamarisk info

Just a little add-on to my last blog  – for more information about the tamarisk tree please see http://godasagardener.com/2011/03/24/abraham-the-tamarisk/ thanks Carolyn!

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Lest I forget

I wonder how many of us carry a photo of a loved one in our wallet. I have a tiny photo of my three grandchildren in mine. Is that to help me know what they look like, in case I’m … Continue reading

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He’s the owner

Teachers will talk about ‘VAK’ing a lesson. Eh? What they’re talking about, is Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic. We all learn in different ways, some of us absorb more information by looking, some by touching and doing, and a few (not … Continue reading

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Precious water

If somebody nicked something very valuable off me, I think I’d want it back pretty quick. I’d be off to the authorities to complain. I wonder if that was how the conversation started in Genesis 21 v 22 – 31. … Continue reading

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Living faith

I just love it when one of my colleagues apologises for swearing in front of me, or something like that. Especially if I haven’t made a point of telling them I’m a Christian. If we are living right, they somehow … Continue reading

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