Love

Celebrating Love with a Thankful Heart

Celebrating Love with a Thankful Heart

"And now these three remain: Faith, Hope, and "Love." But the greatest of these is "Love." - 1 Corinthians 13:13 The month of February is a celebration of love, and at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, we go all out in our celebration of Valentine's Day. Our kids make heart-shaped crafts, eat heart-shaped cookies (and sometimes pancakes), write about love, and discuss the power of love and friendship in their classes and groups.…

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Love Like Peaches and Cream

Love Like Peaches and Cream

My husband came home with walleye after a successful evening on the lake last week. Because he was going out of town the next day, we gave it away to friends who love to eat fish, but can’t seem to catch any! When they returned the cooler, they didn’t think it seemed right to return it empty, so they included a fresh peach. A lonely peach in a blue, soft-sided, promotional cooler seems like a small thing, but it started an avalanche of memories—the first peach of the summer and memories of my dear grandmother.…

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