…a few thoughts on realms…

  “The wonderful thing about praying is that you leave a world of not being able to do something, and enter God’s realm where everything is possible. “ ~Corrie ten Boom   I saw a shooting star tonight. I walked outside and looked up and immediately saw what looked like a ball of white fire slowly melting into the horizon as if moving from one realm to another. Funny how things like that can make you feel big and smallRead more

a little lesson in place value

Teaching place value to second and third graders is no easy task. To understand that a “one” has a different value depending on the value of it’s position, well, that just takes a bit of time and practice to wrap one’s 8 year old brain around. Or, one’s 50 year old brain, or 27, or 75 year old brain. Because one is just one, right?  No, not when it stands in the hundreds place.  Then it’s one hundred.  Or whenRead more