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star shifting, light lifting

My small circle of “support” here is very positive and affirming of me, yet I do wonder sometimes (as you’ve noticed) what I’m doing here, presumptuously thinking anyone would want to read what I’m writing. And I always remind myself … Continue reading

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“Provision for Pilgrims”

Sorry for the long post… but after all, it’s Good Friday! We had almost as many people last night, as we usually have had at our Maundy Thursday service, even though our numbers have been down so much. Which is … Continue reading

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crazy cathie

Not sure, but I think Dustie’s Lenten discipline (or Season-of-the-Cross-discipline :P), may be giving up posting, and leaving it to me. ;)  I suppose people think it’s rather silly anyway, the way she talks sometimes. Especially if they don’t realize … Continue reading

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Pancakes tonight!!

We’ve had some discussions around here, about "Lent". It’s simply Latin for "Spring", but tradition has connected it to the Roman Catholic church and the idea of "giving something up", as penance for sin. But since the whole reason for … Continue reading

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“Beyond Narnia”

This film (about C S Lewis) was excellent.  You soon see where all those marvelous writings come out of:  an incredibly bright mind (he had a photographic memory), as well as experiences that engraved character into him–sense and sensitivity.  I … Continue reading

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Like a breath of fresh air

Straight from a Henri Nouwen devotional: “The man who never prays… is like the child with asthma; because he is short of breath, the whole world shrivels up before him.  He creeps in a corner gasping for air, and is … Continue reading

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How to keep close to God

For the next few days, I’m going to quote The Mom directly from last year, and she is quoting someone else!  Hope you get as much out of them as we did. This wisdom is from Selwyn Hughes, who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Pride

The next two posts I’m drawing from, go together rather nicely: one is about corporate pride, and the other about personal pride. Remember that The Mom was reading Numbers, and at her church they were studying Genesis. The title of … Continue reading

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Compassion, and getting to know people

Today I’m going to give you a whole long quote from The Mom’s last-year’s lenten journal (which was posted elsewhere).  Not that it’s ultra-personal or anything, but you will learn quite a lot about her, and our Family, from this … Continue reading

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