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Let the children come

10.20. 2016 Posted By: Mennonite Church USA

Rachel Gerber is denominational minister for youth and young adults for Mennonite Church USA. This piece originally appeared on the Menno Snapshots blog of Mennonite Church USA. Without fail whenever I open my computer to do work, or email, my four-year-old immediately becomes increasingly interested in what I am doing. He is absolute and determined […]

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There will always be enough

7.15. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

Rachel S. Gerber is denominational minister for youth and young adult for Mennonite Church USA. This post originally appeared on Mennonite Church USA’s Menno Snapshots blog.  We call these three months (June, July and August) “summer vacation.” Vacation? Really? Parents, I see you. I hear you. I get you. Trust me. With three kids of […]

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Lessons from Dr. Seuss

4.27. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

One of my favorite books when I was little was The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss. I still have, and read, the well-worn copy my Dad used to read to my sister and me. If you’ve never read this story, I highly recommend it. It is the story of yellow bird like creatures, the Sneetches. Some […]

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Teaching generosity

4.21. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

Nereida Babilonia has lived in Philadelphia her entire life and wouldn’t live anywhere else. Her perfect day involves her husband Pete’s sopa de arroz, a good cup of cafe con leche, thrifting, working on a puzzle, and spending time with her family in their living room. She loves the sound of laughter when hosting family and friends, […]

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Parenting like my dad

2.10. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

Bethany Simpson lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband, John, and their two boys, Ian and Shane. She enjoys a lot of what Colorado has to offer, including the mountains, the perfect weather and the Denver Broncos. She is an active member of Glennon Heights Mennonite Church. Bethany loves reading, hot coffee and relaxing at […]

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The way we parent

1.27. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

Nereida Babilonia has lived in Philadelphia her entire life and wouldn’t live anywhere else. Her perfect day involves her husband Pete’s sopa de arroz, a good cup of cafe con leche, thrifting, working on a puzzle, and spending time with her family in their living room. She loves the sound of laughter when hosting family and friends, […]

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After watching Selma with Camila

1.13. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

Fabiola Flores was born and raised in Guatemala City, Guatemala. She has lived in the United States for 20 years, and calls Newton, Kansas, home. She lives with her eleven-year-old daughter, Camila. She works for Mennonite Mission Network as an assistant for Latin America and East Asia. She attended Bethel College and enjoys drawing, writing, reading, […]

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