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dirty boy playing

Let’s Get Dirty

Last night we were at a neighborhood bar-b-que and the children were running around enjoying being outdoors without adult intervention. As we were watching the joy of these children, maybe even wishing we could join in, a woman pointed and said, “Look at those boys. They’re are throwing dirt in the air. Why do boys

Prepare for peace

Prepare for Peace

This post contains some affiliate links. Please see my disclosure statementPlease see my disclosure statement. “Are you ready for Christmas?” “I’m usually have everything ready around January 19.” Yes, I’ve often answered this way. There was a time that I didn’t really feel ready for Christmas. Maybe my idea of being prepared for the holiday