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engaging hope in a thousand ways (we fall down, but we get up)

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz, snort, hack, yawn… I’m up, I’m up. It was a shorter mission trip week than we’ve had in many years, yet I am also physically more tired than I’ve been in a long time. We returned only moderately late … Continue reading

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holy anger and other goals

Yesterday in our first combined mission team meeting with our friends at Christian Fellowship, the kids worked with sections of a prayer of St. Francis I hadn’t heard before. We have always encouraged the kids to memorize the well-known “Prayer … Continue reading

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where are you taking that plow?

It’s official. I really don’t like winter weather. When I was a kid, or even a full-time teacher, snow days were amazing. But driving in this recent spat of holiday snow has made me pretty cranky toward the whole thing. … Continue reading

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it wouldn’t be christmas without:

We attended a fantastic, intimate concert last night featuring Anthony Evans, son of “the shouting preacher” Tony Evans, and Melinda Doolittle, finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. The singing was, of course, phenomenal. We loved how they seamlessly … Continue reading

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basin and towel

[legacy post from blogspot] I was going to call this “Supposed To, Part ___” (whatever it would be now), but that’s getting old. Suffice it to recognize that at precisely the moment I assume I know how things are going … Continue reading

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