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Via Dolorosa

These are scenes from Passion of the Christ with Via Dolorosa playing in the background. Precious video and song but more precious still is the fact that Jesus did this for us. Via Dolorosa means the way of suffering... Shouldn't we tell someone? If you don't know how to share the Gospel or what to say, please check out Say What You Mean Defending the Faith: ebook and online classes available.

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Yankee Pledge of Doodle

Today's Friday Funny is actually a fun activity I use in my communication studies to drive home the point that you cannot talk and listen at the same time.   Most of the kids in my classes have so much fun with this one but they are so busy laughing, they don't notice they are learning!  Here's how it works: Have one of your children sing Yankee Doodle while the other recites the Pledge of Allegiance.  See how long you can go without messing up...or ...cracking up!   Really try to listen to the other person as you  recite your part.  Get's kind of difficult now doesn't it?  lol If your child knows the song too well, here is a more advanced...

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Miss USA's Not-So-Eloquent Answer

The questions they tend to ask of beauty pageant contestants are there to test their public speaking skills and ability to think on their feet.  This contestant didn't do so well. Question: If you could live forever, would you and why? Answer: "I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever," --Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest. Learning Communication skills can be fun with Art of!

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