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JOY for Today: New Year's Day in 2022

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While we’re no longer pairing daily holidays with academic activities, we still believe in the merit of finding the JOY in every day and reflecting on our past as we look forward to the future. To support commemoration of daily holidays in the classroom, as a family, or individually, we plan to sprinkle “blog”fetti here and there throughout your year. Each holiday post will feature: Facts about the holiday. Our personal connection to it. A Biblical tie in. An activity suggestion. Just click the link to what interests you or read on through. We are thrilled to celebrate our way through 2022 with you! Facts about New Year’s Day New Year’s celebrations are an ancient tradition, at least 4000 years old. The New Year used to be celebrated on the first day of spring (a.k.a. the vernal equinox). Emperor Julius Caesar of Rome named January the beginning of the year. Janus, January’s namesake, is a Roman god with two faces: one for looking back on the past and one into the future. We’d Love to

31 Days to Choose in January 2022

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New year, new calendar. No longer am I pairing daily holidays with academic activities. Now, Wolfe Stew calendars focus solely on personal growth. Each month has a different theme, each day a different activity. Use them on your own or with a group. Here's what we're offering on the January 2022 Wolfe Stew menu: Blank 2022 Calendar   Bible verses  Inspirational Quotes January 2022 Growth for Today Calendars Biblical Secular If you're still craving the ideas for every day, find previous year listings below: January 2021 January 2020 New Year activities BLANK 2022 Calendar These Blank Calendars are yours to use as you please: for planning, scheduling, goal-tracking, or our monthly challenge (see below). You have your choice of monthly  Bible verses  or  inspirational quotes .  January 2022's challenge:  record one positive choice you made daily. January 2022 Bible Verse "Fight the good fight of faith. Hold tightly to the eternal life to which God has called you, whic

Wisdom of Ants: Uniquely Crafted

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Leave it to God who uses the weak things of this world to humble the strong ( 1 Corinthians 1:27 ) to teach me so much from…ANTS! Would you march alongside me? If so, here are  paths to explore : General Exploration Why are we  urged to consider ants  on our wisdom quest? What might it be like to  live as an ant ?  Am I a sluggard?  Do I really need the help of an ant? How can I  apply specific advice from the verse  today? My Responsibilities, Upon Consideration of the Ant Speak life. Why words matter. Keep marching.  Keep doing the work assigned to me and  know  it is vital. Protect My King . Our actions reflect on our King. Continuing along the responsibility path, I must accept and respond to the fact that An Ant’s Perspective Each species of ant (and varying workers within the same species) possesses unique physical characteristics suited for the specific role they must live out to survive. Uniquely C