On the coffee table of our living this morning sit ten baskets full of candy and goodies awaiting our ten kids to stumble out from their bedrooms with the joy that a holiday morning brings. Eggs filled with little bits of candy have been hidden all around the home to be discovered. Soon, we will gather together for church, and then we will partake together in a big family meal of ham, potatoes, stuffing, green beans, deviled eggs, and yummy dessert.
It’s Easter Sunday.
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Last year I wrote you a letter for your fifth birthday. I thought I’d do the same again for you this year.
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Today was the last day of summer school for my five and six year old. They have been attending a half-day summer school for the last three weeks. I’m not sure they really learned anything of substance, but at least there were three more weeks of their summer that was in a structured environment in which they were expected to listen, learn, and play nicely with their classmates.
My wife has driven them to school every day up to this point, but today, their last day, I did it.
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Yesterday I woke up to bright sunshine pouring through my bedroom window and onto the wall. This morning I woke up to the sounds of rain being blown up against that same bedroom window as if someone were throwing small pebbles trying to get my attention, but no one else’s.
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I’m not sure why I wake up in a better mood some days and others I don’t. I assume it has something to do with the amount of warm morning light I see, and probably the amount of restful sleep I get, too.
But some days I wake up and I feel like I’m ready to take on the world and its issues.
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This morning my Nana passed away at the age of ninety-nine.
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