Category Archives: NOTES

less heat, more fire… or, less fire, more heat?

August is almost finished already! How about this for being so late with July’s “less”? I’ve been trying to think of something else to talk about, besides just the One Word “discoveries”, and finally this has come to mind: it’s … Continue reading

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good article re being a “firekeeper”

We still remember the interim pastor we had at Good Shepherd in Toronto, with fondness. When I have a question, I think of asking him–he always said we should investigate things for ourselves, but my wont was to trust his … Continue reading

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Multiplication not Addition

There have been a lot of great articles to read lately, and some are just calling me to make notes on them! One by Mike Breen shows how humans can be such creatures of overreaction, “choosing polarities rather than living … Continue reading

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Blessed to be a blessing

Yikes, I’ve signed up for yet another email feed! Not sure how often this one updates, but it was recommended by our church plant, and has some really good articles/resources. Plus, it’s all about being missional. For example, an article … 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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Stand Up

During our small group Bible study last night, my husband’s response to one of the questions (I forget what the question was), was that we should decorate our homes in such a way (subtle, not blatant) that when people enter, … Continue reading

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How to define “ordinary”?

At Small Group last night, someone reminded us how God gives us gifts/abilities, not to use for ourselves, but for others. He gave the example of how you don’t, if you have the gift of preaching, preach to yourself. For … Continue reading

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Slactivate?

If you don’t want to miss new posts from this blog, you’d better click on my “Home” tab at the top, and then scroll way down to the bottom and enter your email address, then click “subscribe”. Because I’m pretty … Continue reading

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even a little bit

The main reason I want to make these notes, is because it’s what I would like to say myself, to people. Thank you Steve T. for giving me the words! One thing that jumped out at me that day, was … Continue reading

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Case for Christ posts in order

Having checked all over my settings and not finding a way to make posts show up in the order they were posted, when you click on a tag (or category, for that matter), I’m putting links in this post, in … Continue reading

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