PK Heads Back to Bible Times?

This morning I went to a fun training day with some volunteers from my church… No, it was NOT on “How to be a Cool Hippie” (this is my sister Melissa) It was a ‘Hands On’ training day for Group’s VBS. (the originators of ‘hands-on bible learning‘) Pictured here: Me, Judy, Melissa, and Teri (with authentic “Bible Dude” in the background)We were there to learn more about the VBS program we plan to use this summer and to see samples of the crafts, teaching, props, etc. We really like that it is designed to be a family VBS that the whole family can come together and experience togeter. It was fun to see that even little kids who normally would be off in child-care or a separate preschool program, were enjoying the day as much as the older kids and grown ups. (the pastors son at the host church) I was glad to find out what the official beverage of the Bible Lands was: YES! Mountain Dew.It’s all part of well balanced Biblical Diet: I also made a new friend… he calls himself “The Great Dane” and he is already a professional magician at age 12, doing Gospel magic –…

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Life Lessons from a Game Boy!

In the little free time I’ve had lately, I’ve been working on becoming a Jedi in my Star Wars Jedi GameBoy game. You get to be Luke and travel through the three original classic SW movies – I’m on the Moon of Endor now. (Only bummer is, it won’t let me kill ewoks with my light saber, like they are invincible – oh, yeah, they are on MY side!) The hardest part was getting out of Jabba’s Palace! I was on the same level for DAYS – there was this point where an insane amount of Gamorrean Guards would attack, all throwing axes at me – and no amount of force powers could get me through! I would super run, super jump, force push, even the double flip with saber flying, but they would eventually wear me down and my little Luke would drop to his knees, doubled over, hands holding his stomach like he got food poisoning, EVERY time. I finally even stooped to asking a kid for help (Paul Kaufmann) but I couldn’t decipher his advice, he just kept saying, “After that is…” (He didn’t seem to understand that ‘after that’ was missing the point, I was beginning…

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