Proverbs 17 contrasts the lifestyle of the upright and the wicked. These descriptions need to be pounded into the brains of my children. I want them to have memorized and have "hidden in their hearts" the best truth . . . that comes from God!! I also want them to know that when they make stupid and foolish decisions it will sadden the hearts of their mom and dad.
1 Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it
Than a house full of feasting with strife.
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I found a site that has the novel The Call Of The Wild available. There is access to all 7 chapters. It is called Bibliomania. You can listen to it on Librovox. Here are some interesting details about the book found on BookRags.com.
I found interesting details of the book on BookRags such as:
Important Places and Objects
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What does this short poem mean? It's a poem at the beginning of chapter 1 in The Call of the Wild. I think to most modern readers it's a riddle in two ways. First of all, it is filled with the literary element of foreshadowing. It offers clues to what the book will be about. And then, secondly, practically speaking, the words of this poem were published with The Call of the Wild in 1903. They are archaic and I find an unfamiliar word in every line.
“Old longings nomadic leap,
Chafing at custom’s chain;
Again from its brumal sleep
Wakens the ferine strain.”
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Ever go through struggles for a long time when others around, Christians and Non-Christians are enjoying life? It can get so frustrating. Here's a poem taken from a devotion by Mary Tileston on the Back To The Bible website.
"Why must I weep when others sing?
'To test the deeps of suffering.'
Why must I work while others rest?
'To spend my strength at God's request.'
Why must I lose while others gain?
'To understand defeat's sharp pain.'
Why must this lot of life be mine
When that which fairer seems is thine?
'Because God knows what plans for me
Shall blossom in eternity.'"
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Check out Panera Bread. It's a great place for dining and relaxing. Their motto is fresh bread makes good friends.
My husband and I needed to get a car repair done today. There just happen to be a Panera Bread cafe across the street. So we went there and stayed until our car was finished.
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I found a 25 question quiz on Sparksnotes.com which can be used after the entire novel has been read. It focuses on all the important mini stories and their main facts found throughout the book. Here's the quiz @ Sparksnotes.com. The Sparksnotes website has been very helpful because it has each chapter online and summaries. It also points some great quotes from the book.http://www.sparknotes.com/
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A dreidel is a Jewish toy. Here's what it looks like.
At the website called Judaism 101 there is a definition:
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This is a Psalm written by David. It contrasts the godly to the ungodly. I have highlighted those words meant for the people that follow God. They tell of what God wants you to do and His promise to you.
1 Do not fret because of evildoers,
Nor be envious of the workers of iniquity.
2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass,
And wither as the green herb.
3 Trust in the LORD, and do good;
Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness.
4 Delight yourself also in the LORD,
And He shall give you the desires of your heart.
5 Commit your way to the LORD,
Trust also in Him,
And He shall bring it to pass.
6 He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light,
And your justice as the noonday.
7 Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for Him;
Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass.
8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath;
Do not fret—it only causes harm.
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