Monthly Archives: April 2014

Golden Calf of Technology

Here I am sitting at my computer, staring at my speech that I am giving tomorrow, wishing it were on a different topic.  It is hard for me to talk about the good in technology these days.  Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Supernatural Marriage

I have a supernatural marriage. I know you think I am kidding, but I am dead serious. My marriage is extraordinary and supernatural. Not because of anything that Pete and I have done. It is solely because of who we … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Worry

I am a mom which makes me a natural worrier. Fourteen years ago, I never thought I would be sitting in this position. Actually I couldn’t think past the fact that I had a little baby in my arms and … Continue reading

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Turn the Other Cheek

Sitting at the track meet, I was nervous for her. Megan was competing in her first outdoor track meet for high school. She was running in three events that day. This is nothing new for me. I am always nervous … Continue reading

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In Between

I am in feeling in between today. After Good Friday, remembering the death of my Lord and Savior, I am just feeling sad, yet hopeful. I am just sitting around and waiting. I don’t even know what I am waiting … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Death by crucifixion. Disgraceful. Criminal. Lowly. It is fitting that Jesus’ life ends humbly. He didn’t die the death of a storybook hero. His followers were fearful of their lives, so they didn’t hail and cheer for him. Peter, the … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

The following reflection comes from the book of Daniel. King Nebuchadnezzar took over Jerusalem and took with him all the beautiful women and wise men. He was known for allowing the poor to stay behind and take over whatever was … Continue reading

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Sam I Am Says What?

I have to admit it – the article disturbed me. You see, I was reading through a local newspaper and came across an article (actually commentary) on one mom’s explanation of why she doesn’t go to church. Her son had … Continue reading

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Magical

This morning Katie and I were sitting at the kitchen table when she asked the question, “Does Mary have powers like Jesus and God?” Katie is such a thinker – you just never know what is going to come out … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

The 15 hour drive was so worth it. My feet were sinking into the warm sand on that hot, sunny day. It felt wonderful after the harsh winter we had endured. My body soaked in the warmth of the sun. … Continue reading

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