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About Janice D. Green

Janice D. Green retired as an elementary librarian to write books. She is author, illustrator, and publisher of The Creation, and The First Christmas, Bible storybooks for children. The colorful illustrations in The Creation are hand appliqued fabric pictures that have been put together to make a Bible quilt. The First Christmas, is illustrated by Violet Vandor. Janice's passion is to write about the Bible in a way that encourages people to want to know more and to read it for themselves.

A faith stretching activity for kids

Give your child a piece of paper and ask him or her if they could step through it. They will probably say something like “No way!” or “That’s impossible!” Next take a pair of scissors and make a cut through the middle. Ask if this will make it easier? (Of course not) Then use the scissors again making several cuts from the center going out but not cutting all the way to the edge. Then cut from the outside going in

Psalm 46:10 Be still and know that I am God

Psalm 46:10 Click on this link to read the passage. You may select your preferred version of the Bible after the link opens. This has been a difficult weekend for me. I have felt both misunderstood and abused through a very touchy situation I am not free to explain on this public blog. But my heart has ached and grieved for someone unable to defend herself. I spent much of the day Saturday in tears as I struggled to know

Ears – What I wish I had known

I have gained a new understanding about ears in the past two weeks. I’ve heard all my life not to use Q-tips® in my ears, but I reasoned that I was capable of being very careful and wouldn’t puncture my eardrum. Recently I tried to clean my ear and I could tell there was something peculiar about my right ear. It was obvious when I put the Q-tip® in my ear that there was something in my ear canal that wasn’t coming out.

Spring is coming

Spring comes early in South Carolina, and this year is no exception. It’s so pleasant we can enjoy the outdoors in our shirtsleeves. The excitement is contagious, especially with children who have been in the classroom all day wishing they could go outside. Capture the opportunity to share the moment with them by looking for signs of spring. The earliest sign my beekeeper-husband notices is the maple trees in bloom. This is one of the first nectar flows for the honeybees. I