Tag Archives: FAVES

Don’t sweat the small stuff

Do Christians strain out gnats and swallow camels? So asks this article that I read this morning. As Jesus lambastes the Pharisees, “…you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters…” Of course, the answer is … Continue reading

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The New Macho

Actually, it’s been quite awhile now, that we’ve been allowing our men to be “Mr. Mom”: my Dad knit baby sweaters for all us kids; my brothers always had to have their turn to wash dishes; my son had his … Continue reading

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A Year Like No Other Year

So, it’s all over now. Our first full year of living in our new home ended on July 3rd. It was a year so full of excitement and happiness, anticipation and feelings that only come once in a lifetime! Facebook … Continue reading

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loving by disagreeing

At the best of times, I’m just not very good at arguing/debating things; but there a couple of issues these days that are by nature personal. Therefore it’s hard not to get emotional in the discussions, and when people get … Continue reading

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Yes, it can.

To get caught up on my #40acts : I’m supposed to brag about someone. Hmmm… do I have to? Hahaha, yes I do have to, because I’m pretty good at “yelling” at this person quite often! And now you know … Continue reading

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The worst crime

God has often been disappointed in people for fasting and praying, doing all kinds of “religious rites”, programs, programs, programs–but neglecting the poor, like widows and orphans. We are guilty of many errors and many faults, but our worst crime … Continue reading

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schedule, focus

All these people making a regular show of their prayers, hoping for stardom! Do you think God sits in a box seat? Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, secluded place so you won’t be tempted to … Continue reading

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Take a deep breath!

Really, the whole month of January could be used to review the previous year. Did you discover anything new last year? I sure did! New dishwasher soap–those cubes that have rinse agent included; it works SO much better, even those … Continue reading

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doodling

It’s going to be so fun one day (and one is tempted to make that day sooner), to go back and read my posts just over this year. There is absolutely nothing like it–that wonder and excitement of moving into … Continue reading

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for the City

It’s kind of neat that The Met’s current sermon series is all about “Hope for the City”, and how to minister to/in the City, just when we have changed cities. The sermon we heard yesterday, from Pastor Jeff (the Young … Continue reading

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