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no cost at all

big italy pepperoni from pizza hut, breadsticks, and a 2-liter of mountain dew = $17.11 with spouse-of-employee discount 12 sundae cups from target = $4.34 noon to 1:30 to drive from point a to b to c = 90 minutes … Continue reading

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into the wild blue (mission trip) yonder

I’ll be going somewhat off grid next week, but not completely. We head to Omaha for our Know Sweat trip early on Monday. I will endeavor to post as I’m able via Twitter and/or Facebook. You can also follow my … Continue reading

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eating as a sin

Sometime over the course of the last few years, my mom and my sister became vegetarians. My aunt (mom’s sister) does not eat red meat, nor does she eat foods with added sugar (i.e. sweets, etc.). So where else would … Continue reading

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ten things that break my heart

far more kids signing up for summer camp as for a mission trip sports or other activities taking priority over church or youth group families thinking their child can’t go on (insert relationally strategic event) due to lack of money … Continue reading

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What do you do with the kid who’s different? The boy who wears eye makeup and has black fingernails, the girl who goes through five shades of hair color every two weeks, the bookworm amidst athletic kids, the student who … Continue reading

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carrying capacity

You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. (Psalm 23:5) It is a good thing blessings are not in short supply, because if they were, there wouldn’t be much left for anybody else. I can hardly contain it all. … Continue reading

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