Thursday, May 5, 2011

Dove is home from science camp

She had a wonderful time! So grown up.
99 students from her school attended. She shared a room in the cabin with 5 cabin mates. Her and these other girls won the 'dress the cabin counselor up like a critter' competition. They also won the Spirit Award for best over all academic and class's participation. This was inclusive of behavior, citizenship and all. The ONLY two awards given! I am so proud of her and her friends. This group of girls really show such outstanding character. Oh that Dove has this circle...she is so blessed and such a blessing.
Out of 99 kids!

One of the girls in another room happened to fall the afternoon of the last day. Dove and her best friend were first responders. The child feel down an incline. She hit her head and was unresponsive. Dove and her friend stayed with her. She looks to have broken a leg. Goodness! Dove ran to get the adult who was just a few yards behind them on the trail.

She loved the food.
Today I kept her home to rest.
 Just as the mother plant kept covering the seedling.
Waits until it is established
It must then be cut away...
To revel the new growth of youth. 
Now strong the cover mothering allows it to thrive.

She is such a joy.


Denise said...

I am so glad that she was able to go and so glad that she had a good time but so glad that she is home again.... You taught her well. She has great life skills! She got them from you!!!!!

Amrita said...

Oh how exciting.
Thi s has been a great learning and growing experience for Dove.

Older women likewise teach the younger women...

• how to love their husbands
• how to love their children
• how to be self-controlled
• how to be pure
• how to be keepers at home
• how to be kind and submissive (not subservient) to their own husbands. (See Titus 2:3-5)

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