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An Evening to Remember

Better write down these memories! A lot of it will be covered in the photos of course, which is something I still have to go through. It all started with Rej saying we should have a party for me when … Continue reading

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…and you never knew it…

Someday, you’re going to look back and realize, when you think of the myriad special moments… someday, hopefully sooner rather than later, you’re going to think of all the wonders you’ve seen–intricate nature, fascinating science, amazing math-minds, beautiful music… fellowship … Continue reading

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Love is Everywhere

It would be impossible to make note of every time I come across the word “Love”, for my One Word for this year, so I’ve been trying to decide what to do with it. Even if I listed a Bible … Continue reading

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Compassion Requires Understanding

I’ve read over some really neat notes this morning, that I made from a Henri Nouwen article. It’s actually a blog post where I quote myself, talking about people having “sympathy” for us because of Rej and Sam. And now … Continue reading

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Love Carried Me

It seems I’m becoming personally acquainted with more and more missionaries. There’s a family from Good Shepherd that I pray for all the time, there a couple of my Perspectives students on my missions-prayer list now (naturally), and now there … Continue reading

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“Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it.” (1 Peter 4)

My year-end thoughts were pretty clear on a couple of things: I knew what I’d learned this year: to persevere in prayer, especially for loved ones who don’t yet know Christ; always keeping in mind that God answers/does things that … Continue reading

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We nominate Albert Roffey…

So here is what Randy & I submitted, to nominate Dad for the Chris Beer Award, at the “Champions Challenge”, and what Randy used for his speech at the dinner: The whole story can be found in myriad photos, blog … Continue reading

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Baseball Lessons

Do you sometimes feel like a failure? You’ve been trying and trying, honed your skills, done everything in the best way that you know, and still nothing has come through? Well, it’s a statistical reality that home-run hitters tend to … Continue reading

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If we care enough

Here is a quote from something I just read, that shows why “showing love” to people does not always mean doing whatever makes them happy. The quote is from one of my Perspectives students, who writes a regular piece on … Continue reading

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breathe, cry, sing

Time to put something down, to keep the memory: our first trip back to our previous “home” of 35 years. And it took almost 2 years before we did it! The quote at the top of my home page these … Continue reading

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