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Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 29, 2014

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” — Buddha

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 28, 2014

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”  — Epictetus

July Wrap-Up

Because it’s nearly August, and because a picture is worth a thousand words, here’s all you need to know about July at Camp Stevens:                     It was a great month.

Craft of the Month: Magazine Envelopes

Thank you Emma for contributing this month’s craft! Campers pack a lot of gear to come to Camp Stevens, and one item that is often forgotten is envelopes to write home with. Making envelopes out of old magazines and calendars easily solves this problem. Supplies: A large picture cut out from a magazine or calendar … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 27, 2014

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 26, 2014

“Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build their philosophy of life.” — A. J. Cronin

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 25, 2014

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.” — Cicero

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 22, 2014

“Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.” ― Wendell Berry

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 21, 2014

“Be curious, not judgmental.” ― Walt Whitman

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 20. 2014

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” – Henry David Thoreau

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