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Moses

Here’s the lesson report for Monday – Thursday this week. Exodus 1-2 Today we began the story of Moses and the Exodus. I debated for a while whether or not to focus this lesson in on courageous women or courageous people. I went back and forth for several days trying to decide whether it would come off too feminazi to focus in on just the courageous women…. Eventually I decided to go ahead and focus on the women, not because they are females, but because they were people who were courageous behind the scenes. Their part only amounted to a few verses, but their efforts were part of what eventually occurred: the freeing of the Hebrews. We started out with…

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Rocky Days

So, the last two days have been a little rocky. Monday the kids were chatty again. Today they were droopy. It’s never in between, I guess. Genesis 25, Genesis 26 Today I based my whole lesson on the word flippant. I was pretty confident that most of my kids would not know the meaning of the word, but since it describes Esau so perfectly, I decided to use it. We started out playing Hang The Bishop. Hang the Bishop is Hangman, just with a necktie :) I wrote the word down on a slip of paper and let one of the students run the game for me. After they discovered the word, I had one of the students who said…

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That’s bananas, Girl!

I’m a little behind on my blogging due to our family vacation this weekend. We drove up to Shenandoah National Park for our annual weekend in the mountains. Yesterday I was so sore from hiking I could barely move. Normally I teach standing, but yesterday I had to sit for the whole lesson. OUCH. For our first hike this year, we hiked to Little Stony Man and around the ridge to Stony Man and then back down to the parking area. It was kind of a last minute decision, and the sun was setting….. not wise. While Jared went down Little Stony Man to get the car and move it up to Stony Man parking, the kids and I raced…

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