Gayle Veitenheimer

I write inspirational stories and creative nonfiction that encourage children to walk out their Christian faith.

Gayle’s Gable

So what did you think of the Dufflepads? Would you like to be a monopod? It sounds like fun – like combining your favorite shoe with a pogo stick. In chapter 10, Lucy searches the Magic Book for the spell to make the Dufflepads visible. Tempted by other spells, Lucy almost reads the one for…
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Cross Training

Do you get tired of Mom and Dad reminding you to do your homework, take out the trash, and clean your room? King Solomon must have been tired of doing the reminding because this is what he taught his son: Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no…
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Zuno’s Pick

It may be Wednesday, but Tuesday by David Wiesner is Zuno’s Pick for the week. Wiesner is an author and illustrator with many awards to his credit with Tuesday earning the Caldecott Award in 1992. This is truly a picture book, so pay close attention and tell me what you would choose for the next…
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Cross Training

In our reading of C. S. Lewis’s Voyage of the Dawn Treader (see Gayle’s Gable), spells in the Magic Book tempt Lucy. The spell for beauty draws her in and she almost reads it when Aslan’s growling face appears in the book. Frightened, Lucy turns the page and puts the spell behind her. Check out…
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Gayle’s Gable

This week, we’re reading chapters 9-12 of C. S. Lewis’s Voyage of the Dawn Treader. You can catch our discussion of chapters 5-8 by reading last Friday’s blog. It’s a close call for the crew of the Dawn Treader when they find one of the seven missing lords and Lucy fights her own battle when…
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