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waste your life

It was such a waste! All that perfume, just poured out, and it was expensive enough that a lot of useful things could have been done with the money obtained by selling it–lots of help for the poor, etc. Jesus … Continue reading

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from Mentored to Mentor

Something I’ve discovered about living in a home with stone floors: they are hard on your feet! So now I’m in the process of  finding some good, thick, foam slippers to wear. But yeah, hi! I’m actually posting, wow! Reading … Continue reading

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Hello

Rather than let my One Word “sit” and expect it to “percolate” or something, I’ve decided that I actually have to DO something with it. So after some thinking over, what I’m going to do is post either a sentence … Continue reading

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new things and fun things

My One Word is supposed to take the place of New Year’s Resolutions, but it doesn’t really work that way for me. It’s almost like more of a game, for me. However, every new year, and every new season, there … Continue reading

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Thread!

Even though the One-Word-for-the-year idea hasn’t been that magical for me or anything (not like some people), I still really like the idea. For me, it’s generally been a word that just sort of sums up something about me that’s … Continue reading

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Let’s sing:

From away back… you can either have the Irish Rovers singing it in your head, or Herman’s Hermits– “Let’s take a look behind and see what we can find. Last year has gone for everyone, passed with time. What happened … Continue reading

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change

As we get close to changing the year, I can’t help thinking about all the things that have changed. This is a season of traditions, and families is one venue where you can really notice how things evolve, as children … Continue reading

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One Word Time

Wow. Just going over my One Word for 2015, and I haven’t posted anything about it since August! Of course, this year August seems like just a few days ago. The word for this year has been “service”. And yes, … Continue reading

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He has done it

My heart is full of awe, of the beauty God has created in different kinds of people. I used to feel this way in Toronto, whenever we’d get together with our sweet Chinese friends. Last night, it was an African … Continue reading

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Goodbye

Dear Dustie, We will miss you. Of course, it will take awhile before we stop expecting to see you there, sprawled out on the carpet upstairs (which you loved about our new home), or curled up right in the centre … Continue reading

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