Monthly Archives: December 2008

put down that glass of water, even just for a minute…

A combination from two of our posts from last year– A simple glass of water is not very heavy, but if you stand there holding it all day, it becomes very heavy.  If you put it down just for a … Continue reading

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is it possible to MAKE you read this???!!

Understandably, some people just get tired of simple every-day-routine, and simple words… Our weather reporter, for example.  He/she has made us laugh before; it seems every time there is a storm warning, they snatch at the opportunity… "With the first … Continue reading

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give the gift of receiving

Remember that Jesus said the person who gives a glass of water in His name (meaning, with the right attitude), would not lose his/her reward.  The Mom will always remember how precious that glass of water was, one day many … Continue reading

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just get up and dance

From last year again, (but it’s so good! And it wasn’t actually ours)– Some simple ways of dealing with the burdens of life: Accept that some days you’re the pigeon, and some days you’re the statue. Always keep your words … Continue reading

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a few of my favourite things…

We just can’t keep from re-using some of our posts from last year’s advent, for this week’s theme; changed slightly for this year.  Sorry about that…  This week’s theme is one of our absolute favourites.  In fact, simplicity was a … Continue reading

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every nook and cranny

We are reading such great stuff this morning, from Peterson’s introductions in his Bible translation, The Message.  We feel like highlighting every word!  From the introduction to the Prophets: “The hard-rock reality is that prophets don’t fit into our way … Continue reading

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WE HAVE A LEAD PASTOR!!!

But she still has to give notice to her present congregation, so we can’t talk about her TOO much.  She won’t be starting until early April. But today.  Today was a fantastic demonstration of how organized our Pastoral Relations Committee … Continue reading

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soooooo many BEAUTIFUL things!!!!

"The Moon on the crest of the newfallen snow"–did you see it last night?  Our snow wasn’t "newfallen", but the FULL moon made it look so! The Ali Matthews concert at our church last night–fantastic music. Sam sitting rigid and … Continue reading

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restless

The theme of "sacrifice/suffering" fits well this week, the week to do the Big Shopping.  The Mom insists that she can count it for her walk, since the only way she could keep going was to pretend that she was … Continue reading

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it’s not hard when it’s FUN!

How ’bout a post just about what we’re doing these days–that’s different, eh?  :-)  We’ll try to make it short, since you had so much to read yesterday! Well, Club is now officially finished until January 14th, and the Fun-Busy-Christmas … Continue reading

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