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Life on Hold

Life on Hold

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoeverRead more »



          I have been struggling to write this post.  Starting and stopping over the course of a fewRead more »



         One of our favorite movies is “The Princess Bride.”  In one of the scenes, the mainRead more »

Lifting Weights – Smoothing our Broken

Our oldest son is 15.  Last year, he began lifting weights andRead more »

Spring Break

Spring Break… Answering the Challenge          As Spring Break approached, it seems the talk ofRead more »

Be Still

“Be still.” Really? I have so much to do, places to go. Again, “beRead more »

Ah, St. Valentine's Day

Ah, St. Valentine’s Day…

What are you doing for Valentine’s Day?”  “What did you get for Valentine’s Day?”  “What did you give?”  CommonRead more »

Plan for the Unexpected

Planning for the Unexpected

“Jesus replied, ‘No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.’” -LukeRead more »


At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collectorRead more »

Fly the W

Fly the W (But Please Lose the L)

I live in the Midwest.  I grew up with WGN and the Cubs playing in the background all summer long.  Hot summer afternoons weRead more »

Mea Culpa

Mea Culpa

          Ahh, the start of a new school year.  Supply lists, book bills, registration, homework,Read more »

Thanks for the memories …

     For longer than I can remember, I have had trouble as seasons change or things come to an end.  I tend toRead more »

Saying That the “But” Can Go

I’m old enough to have heard a certain song referencing sizable posteriors ad nauseum in middle school.  Maybe you’re old enoughRead more »

Keeping Up

Keeping Up – Balancing Material Wants versus Spiritual Needs

The neighbors bought a new car, installed a new pool, got a promotion, a new job… Our friend’s child earned higher grades, got aRead more »

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready? Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour. Matthew 25:13 As an expectant mother, I am asked this questionRead more »

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