Category Archives: Faith

Tuneful Tuesday: Self-Centered or Selfless Edition

I listen to a lot of music.  One of my favorites is TobyMac.  I had this song playing as I cleaned the kitchen this morning. And a line from the song really struck me: “Anything, I would give up for … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s bad. — No, that’s good!

Y’all ever watch Hee Haw?  (Okay, I’ve just dated myself with that.)  I used to watch it all the time growing up.  The title of my blog post was inspired by the absolutely hilarious bit by Archie Campbell and Roy … Continue reading

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Who you really are

I went to Thing One’s eighth grade awards program today.  Sitting in the middle school gym made me think back (a long way back) to my school days.  I was one of “those” kids.  The kind who was involved in … Continue reading

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It’s Good to Have a Guide!

This is a traffic map of the way I get to work. This morning it was pretty tame – most days, there’s a lot more red on the traffic maps early in the day, because traffic is usually a disastrous … Continue reading

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Tuneful Tuesday: Josh Garrels

I don’t remember where and how I came across the music of Josh Garrels – oh, wait, yes, I do.  I was looking for some ambient-type music to try to help Thing One sleep (he preferred dubstep – definitely NOT … Continue reading

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Gardening as faith

“Gardening is a demonstration of faith; it’s belief in a tomorrow.” So said my friend April on her Instagram account.  Those words spoke to me, and she was kind enough to let me use them.  The picture above is a … Continue reading

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Why sparkle when you can shine? Rhinestone Jesus review and giveaway

If you’ve been reading along the past couple of months, you know that our life situation has changed somewhat.  We’ve gone from me working full-time outside the home to trying to make it working from home, and it’s been challenging … Continue reading

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Love your neighbor – but how?

We were out in our yard one sunny afternoon, and noticed a throng of people, big and small, down by the retention pond for our neighborhood.  Apparently at least one person was fishing in it, because our next door neighbor … Continue reading

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You Lose

Brian and I were out and about a couple of days ago running errands.  While we were driving, I noticed a shiny white Audi with a personalized license plate that read, “YOULOSE”.  Hmm.  That’s got some attitude behind it.  “You … Continue reading

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New direction? How about a whole new map?

Yeah, you know all that thinking I was doing about maybe taking a new direction?  Well, God has an interesting way of opening doors when He sees fit to do so. A couple of weeks ago, I lost that new … Continue reading

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