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National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day | JOY for Today

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We, formed in the image of God, were made to create. It is the cry of our hearts, an act of worship, a way to find understanding amid chaos. Through the creation process we come to understand ourselves, our world, our creator. Ultimately, understanding ushers in JOY unspeakable. Painting by the Mr.'s Grandmother JOY for Today Offerings: Did You Know...  One we didn't; four we did in theory. Wolfe Stew Connects  To The Creator. Bible Verses and Quotes  About creating. Activity Suggestions  Art prompt; Art integration; Would you rather; Family challenge Last Year's Post : Groundhog Day (February 2nd Annually)  Did You Know: Creating is tied to being human? Cave wall art displays 39,900-year-old evidence of human creativity in the form of hand outlines and animal sketches. What's more, human creativity contributes to survival in the form of tools, shelter, cooking, and medicines. ( Medical News Today ) Art creation has proven effective in trauma therapy?  Researchers Heath

February 2023 Calendars | Blank, Holidays, and Personal Growth

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As February approaches, we hope you find yourself rooted in love. The firm foundation of love can help you withstand any storm. Take time to notice, appreciate, and further develop the relationships that root you this month. This is the love that matters, friends. How do you communicate this in your classroom, Leader? What relationship-building activities bring your learners closer? What about in your personal lives? Are you devoting time to those you love? We hope so! We are praying this month adds depth to the relationships that root you in love. Here's what we're offering on the February 2023  Wolfe Stew  menu: February 2023 Ideas for  Every  Day Calendar  (family friendly, educational) February 2023 Growth for Today Calendar  (personal growth, Bible-based) Blank 2023 Calendars   Bible verses  Inspirational Quotes February 2023 Ideas for EVERY Day View the current month's calendar  at the Learning Lab Tab. February 2023  (updated for you!) February 2021 Febru

National Vision Board Day | JOY for Today

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Having a vision means having a purpose. It gives you something to work toward and helps direct your goalsetting. Knowing your purpose, your vision, and where to focus your goals brings JOY. January 14, 2023 JOY for Today Offerings: Did You Know...  Three we didn't. Wolfe Stew Connects  To choosing a focus. Bible Verses and Quotes  For having a vision. Activity Suggestions  Individual and collaborative vision boards; Would You Rather questions Last Year's Post : Make Your Dream Come True Day (January 13th Annually) Did You Know: Vision boards are image centered?  While your vision board can include words, generally pictures dominate to remind you of your vision at a glance ( Psychology Today ) The more you see something, the more you like it?  Psychologists refer to this phenomenon as the mere exposure effect. Studies support the observance of this effect in people, words, and music. ( Simply Psychology ) You likely have a version of a vision board already? A picture of your fam

Thank Goodness It's Monday Day | JOY for Today

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We all know about TGIF, but what if this year we also became TGIM people? We're talking JOY all throughout the week, people! JOY for Today Offerings: Did You Know...  Five we didn't. Wolfe Stew Connects  To valuing Mondays. Bible Verses and Quotes  For Monday motivation. Activity Suggestions  Welcoming students back, Would you rather, Family challenge Last Year's Post : New Year's Day Did You Know: Monday is the best day to buy a car? If you avoid the weekends when salespeople are busy you will get more attention, close the deal faster, and perhaps negotiate a better price by car shopping on a Monday. ( The Fact Site  & US News ) Stock market traders note and utilize a Monday effect? The Monday effect suggests that if a stock is falling on Friday, it will continue to fall on Monday but if it was rising on Friday, it will continue to rise on Monday. ( Investopedia ). Monday means "day of the Moon"?  In Latin, day of the Moon is the literal translation. Howe

January 2023 Calendars | Printable: Blank, Holidays, and Personal Growth

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It's nearly a new year, can you believe it? With the new year, we're bringing in calendars with a new theme: character traits from Proverbs 31. As usual, we have two options: one with Bible verses and one with inspirational quotes. How are you bringing in the new year, Leader? Are you finding time to relax and recharge? Are you finding the merry in each moment? We are praying this season brings you peace and JOY to invigorate you in welcoming 2023. Here's what we're offering on the January 2023  Wolfe Stew  menu: January 2023 Ideas for  Every  Day Calendar  (family friendly, educational) January 2023 Growth for Today Calendar  (personal growth, Bible-based) Blank 2023 Calendars   Bible verses  Inspirational Quotes January 2023 Ideas for EVERY Day View the current month's calendar  at the Learning Lab Tab. January 2023  (updated for you!) January 2021 January 2020   Also, consider sampling our  JOY for Today  posts, where we celebrate selected days throug