The Christmas Story Told by Children

(Thanks to Philip Hunt for this.}

The Story of Jonah

Amy Julia Becker – Doctrine in Diapers

This is, I suggest, an absolute read for parents with small children, or grand parents, like me:

For a few years now, we’ve begun our family meals with a blessing. We started with “The Lord’s Been Good to Me,” otherwise known in our household as “Johnny Appleseed.” The song’s theology is pretty innocuous. It acknowledges God’s existence and says a basic thank you. Then we introduced “Thank you Father” (to the tune of “Frere Jacque”), which gets a little more personal because it introduces the concept of God as Father. Continue reading “Amy Julia Becker – Doctrine in Diapers”

Pir Wadhai – Terminal Life – An Extraordinary Documentary

Half the population of Pir Wadhai, Pakistan’s busiest open air bus terminal, is under 15.  Eighty percent have been working since they were three, or younger. Continue reading “Pir Wadhai – Terminal Life – An Extraordinary Documentary”

The Search Squad

The boss wondered why one of his most valued employees had not phoned in sick one day. Having an urgent problem with one of the main computers, he dialed the employee’s home phone number and was greeted with a child’s whisper.


‘Is your daddy home? he asked.

‘Yes,’ whispered the small voice.

‘May I talk with him?’

The child whispered, ‘No.’

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Jester – un nou personaj de poveste


Un anunţ pentru bunici şi părinţi.

A apărut nu demult un blog, intitulat Povestea lui Jester, de pe care pot fi descărcate gratuit poveşti foarte frumoase. Cei interesaţi se pot abona şi vor fi anunţaţi pe email când este disponibilă pentru download o nouă poveste.

Vă doresc seri frumoase de poveste, cu copiii şi nepoţii.

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Staying Home

Lisa-Minodora Manastireanu

I’m staying home from school today
I’d rather be in bed
Pretending that I have a pain
That’s pounding in my head.

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