Monthly Archives: August 2010

Quote of the day

It is nothing short of a transformed vision of reality that is able to see Christ as more real than the storm, love as more real than hatred, meekness more real than pride, long-suffering more real than annoyance, holiness more … Continue reading

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Never forgotten

My nephew turned nine this weekend, and his parents hosted the family party Friday night. (The laser tag kid party was Saturday, but I surpassed the age limit.) Since his male cousins were out of town, and several male adults … Continue reading

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Shoving me out the door

Now I’m walking in the mornings, and it’s all my sister’s fault. As soon as I open my eyes, I experience this nagging feeling that I should be going somewhere. So instead of being here . . .

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Quote of the Day

Many people live their lives crucified between two thieves: the regrets of yesterday and the anxieties of tomorrow. Erwin Lutzer, senior pastor, Moody Church, Chicago, IL

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Jumping into the deep end

My five-year-old niece recently developed a passion for jumping into the deep end. One day she simply shed her life vest (with her mother’s supervision), jumped into the deep end of the pool, and swam to the ladder. Even though … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

As a classroom teacher I was highly conscious of time usage, scheduling, setting goals, and taking the steps to meet them. I arrived at school early and stayed late so I could study, plan, prepare. Sometimes I’d be so into … Continue reading

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