July 2014

Laughter

This issue should help children to see the humor in the world around them and to enjoy it as one of God’s great gifts to us.

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July 27-31

Just for fun

* Learn the song “Singin’ in the Rain.” Then sing it with a sibling or friend—preferably in the rain. (In a pinch, a sprinkler will do.)
* Draw a line with sidewalk chalk. With friends, take turns spinning in circles and trying to follow the line.
* Try saying, “The last math class laughs last,” five times fast.
* Thank God for the ability to feel and share joy.

07/01/2014 at 05:00 am

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Take Time for Fun

Even if the rhythm of your family life changes a bit in the summer, chances are you still find yourselves awfully busy. But taking time to have fun together is important for creating and nurturing a healthy family. Try some of these simple suggestions from author Karen M. Leet to add a little fun to your family life and remind yourselves that God wants us to live abundantly!

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07/01/2014 at 05:15 am

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So Much To Be Happy About

Read Psalm 97:1-2, 9-12

One: Lord, you created us.

All: And you want us to be happy.

One: Things happen sometimes that make us sad or upset.

All: But you have blessed us so much, and there is so much to be happy about, also: more

07/01/2014 at 06:00 am

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