I love to read them aloud to my children, and I love marveling at the talent behind the words.
I’ve been losing a lot of valuable reading time these days succeeding at my other literary hobby: Finding amazing books at the library.
The Penderwicks reminds me of sweet family ties in The Boxcar Children, Anne Shirley’s spunk throughout Anne of Green Gables, and the camaraderie of sisterhood in Little Women.
The Husband and I have been discussing this since I started the challenge in January, so I always knew it was coming. The book has been haughtily eyeing me from our bookshelf ever since.
What I’m looking for now are skilled people I can win over with my charming personality and adorable children, bring into the fold, then utilize for their skills. Does that sound a bit selfish? Let’s just pretend they end up adoring me as well, so it’s a win-win.
Some little kid always wants to hold my hand when we walk somewhere, and, although I don’t love the germy contact, I do love the sweetness behind it.
Remember all the emotions you felt when you watched that wordless montage in the beginning of Disney-Pixar’s Up!?
To be honest, I considered skipping June’s challenge altogether. I mean, you would’ve understood, right?
This summer, I am determined to convince, cajole, and/or inveigle (thank you, Google!) my picky child into trying new produce.
By following Christ’s instructions to give generously while on earth, we reap rewards that continue on and on and on.