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Karen Treharne
The Joy of Family
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It's Raining, it's Pouring
By Karen Treharne

November comes, November goes. Looking out the window, Cassidy frowned at the raging rain that pounded against the glass panes producing ringlets and ribbons of fog-generating water. "It's all so depressing," she whined. "Why does God make fall and winter so dark and dreary, anyway?"

She wiped her glasses clean with a napkin and continued with her struggle to figure out the geometry homework assignment in front of her on the table. "Dad, would you come and help me with this? I just don't get it."  

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Oh Precious Child
By Toni Smothers

Today you feel tremendous joy, as well as some small trepidation.
Your heart swells with love, yet aches just a little
as you feel those tiny fingers cling to you.

The wonder in his eyes, his helplessness, innocence and trust,
all bombard you with the depth of your child's dependence.
You are now parents!

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Family Fun
By Karen Treharne

If you're like me, some of your fondest memories involve family fun. Times of diversion from busy days, busy nights, busy weeks or just plain busy lives. And whether those special opportunities involve camping, cooking or crafts, we are all blessed to spend time together enjoying each other's company. I pray that some of the following ideas and activity titles will bring delightful hours of joy to you and your family.

Check out these titles for ideas and activities for your family!

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