July Goals

When the scarlet cardinal tellsHer dream to the dragon fly,And the lazy breeze makes a nest in the trees,And murmurs a lullaby,It is July.– “July” by Susan Hartley Swett As I’ve gotten older, it has become harder to pick a favorite month. I’ve learned to savor so many delights in each season! I can’t bear…

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June Goals

Why was June made?—Can you guess?June was made for happiness!Even the treesKnow this, and the breezeThat loves to playOutside all day. – “Why was June made?” by Annette Wynne May 2024, you were filled with dreaming, decisions, gardening, and grief. May began with graduation celebrations, the end of the homeschool year, and all the emotions…

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May Goals

If I could stay up late no doubtI’d catch the buds just bursting out;And up from every hidden rootWould jump a tiny slender shoot;I wonder how seeds learn the way,They always know the very day—The pretty, happy first of May;If I could stay up then, no doubtI’d catch the buds just bursting out. – “The…

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April Goals

Sang the sunrise on an amber morn —‘Earth, be glad! An April day is born.‘Winter’s done, and April’s in the skies,Earth, look up with laughter in your eyes!’Then, the sound of growing in the airRose to God a liturgy of prayer.– “An April Liturgy” by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts March was miraculous: a much-needed…

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March Goals

In the snowing and the blowing,In the cruel sleet,Little flowers begin their growingFar beneath our feet.– “March” by Mary Mapes Dodge A thin carpet of green catkins covers the pear tree outside my window as I write to you: spring is here. My daffodils and great-grandmother’s jonquils are blooming, the bluebirds have returned, and the…

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