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Catching light

Catching fireflies was part of the fun of summer for my brothers and me. With a big jar at the ready, we’d run through the night with a net, gently capturing the brightly glowing insects.

Let’s help the world by living the Golden Rule

Something we’ve been talking about a lot in our house is how to help when we see unfair treatment. Maybe you’ve felt treated unfairly before—like by an older brother or sister.

Always included

Last year, in July I spent a few days in the United States at a camp for young Christian Scientists. I went with a group of Christian Science Sunday School students from my city, Rio de Janeiro, and from other Brazilian states, such as São Paulo and Acre, and three adult companions, also from Brazil.

My thumb was perfect

Last year was my first summer at a camp for Christian Scientists in Maine. I was enjoying all the activities and learning new skills, like sailing and archery.

Finding God at camp

Camp hymn sing! What could be better? I was there with my friend, who was playing the music for the hymn sing. So I sat way up front on a long bench by the piano.

I was at summer camp, and for the first time in my life, I had an opportunity to pray for myself without anyone else’s help.   One night, I woke up in the middle of the night and was awake for about an hour because I wasn’t feeling well.

All God’s creatures are good!

Amanda and Juniper lived on a ranch with lots of animals. They loved their pony, Candy, their kittens, and their dog, Thorn.

Back on the trail

U h-oh. This doesn’t look like the trail,  I thought as we climbed awkwardly past heavy green bushes and swatted away branches.

God helped me when I felt scared

My family and I were driving to the Grand Canyon on our way home from California. The Grand Canyon is a nice place to visit because it’s colorful and rocky and really pretty.

No need to peep!

Peep! My daughter’s bedroom was in the basement. Peep! Peep! She came upstairs to tell me about the noise.