Birding with Yeats: A Memoir by Lynn Thomson

By Lynn Thomson

A mother’s memoir approximately elevating a mixed relations, meditating on a distinct lifestyle, and bird-watching along with her son, Yeats. Lynn is the mum of a mixed relatives of 4 kids. Birding with Yeats records the five-year interval whilst she and her youngest son commence chicken gazing, whilst he’s thirteen, so one can spend time in nature and clear of daily tension. She describes the numerous journeys they take jointly and the few that still contain his father, Ben. the single different individual Yeats has discovered who is familiar with and needs to fowl watch is his mom. Plus, she has a vehicle. whilst Yeats is 18, he starts to move birding on his personal and Lynn needs to learn how to allow move. Over the process those 5 years, she learns much more approximately birds than she ever dreamed attainable, yet she additionally reports a special closeness together with her son and the sweetness that incorporates the wonderful thing about the wildlife.

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A mother’s memoir approximately elevating a mixed kinfolk, meditating on a distinct lifestyle, and bird-watching together with her son, Yeats. Lynn is the mummy of a combined kin of 4 kids. Birding with Yeats files the five-year interval while she and her youngest son begin chicken observing, while he’s thirteen, in an effort to spend time in nature and clear of daily pressure.

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But they soon healed stronger than ever. Thinking about Ben and Sarah, the word that comes to mind is courage. Courage to overcome. Courage to trust. Courage to pray the way they did for their kids. And courage to see the big picture. They weren’t just dealing with a bottle of rum found in a teenager’s closet. They were standing up against Satan, who had chosen that Christmas season to try to seize a new foothold in their family. But he didn’t have a chance. Instead of sweeping it under the rug or delaying any repercussions until after the family event, that mom and dad addressed the situation firmly, efficiently, and without hesitation.

Pray Scripture 44. Pray for Their Teen Years 45. Pray Conspicuously 46. Pray Briefly 47. Pray for a Parking Space—Or Not 48. Pray with a Paintball Gun 49. Pray a Blessing 50. Pray During Commercials, on a Dirt Road, Tucking In, and over Waffles 51. Pray the Walls of Your Home 52. Pray for Their Salvation Notes Books by Jay Payleitner About the Author National Center for Fathering Dedication To Rita, who prays for me. Keep at it, my love. A Quiz Determining your PQ (Prayer Quotient) Identify the missing word.

And draw her to you. And when that right girl comes along, please make it very clear to our son. And Lord, bless our family and thank you for the marriage you’ve given to me. We honor your design for families. In the name of your Son, Jesus. Amen. He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD. Proverbs 18:22 6 Pray Watching the Horizon If you’ve been watching your son or daughter play an outdoor sport for more than a few years, you’ve experienced this. You’re walking from the parking lot toward the playing field—soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, field hockey, track, football—and you’re still more than a hundred yards away.

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