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I call up the stairs of our new home, “Abby, please set the table before Daddy comes home!” It feels strange to ask the seventh born to set the table…a few short years ago she was the baby.

Time has passed. I have called out to numerous children at dinner time to set the table and those children are gone. They are grown up. Our eldest three girls and one boy are out of the home.

Now, three boys and one girl remain, and I am calling a very different family to the table! Four children, my husband, and I comprise a family that is still larger than the average American family but, oh, the dinner table seems empty…read the rest at Far Above Rubies.