What I’m Learning

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I’m a perfectionist. Oddly, this is a new revelation for me.  I like to think of myself as a lazy perfectionist.  If I choose to do something, I do it to the best of my ability.  I also expect everyone…

Imagine

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My Bible study this morning asked me to write down who was most influential in teaching me about God and why. Immediately I knew my dad was the biggest influencer in my spiritual life but it took me some thought…

Trust

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When I was little, my bedroom window faced the street in front of my house.  We lived in a court and my dad always parked his little red Toyota Corolla along the curb. When people ask about my earliest memory,…

Parenting Handbook

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Yesterday, if you were to tell me that the parenting handbook is the Bible I would roll my eyes and have to try hard not to kick you in the shin. I am the mother of two beautiful tween boys.  That…

Go!

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I read Isaiah 6:8 the other day: Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” In this chapter, Isaiah sees a glimpse of heaven…

Live a Great Story

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I am a collector of stories.  I love to read and to watch good stories unfold on TV.  And enjoy to listen to podcasts of people’s life stories as I clean the house and go for a run. I’m pretty sure God…

Open Mouth…

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I’m smart enough to know that I’m not very smart.  I’ve learned this through a number of stupid mistakes like the time I was navigating and got us totally lost (an hour later in the wrong direction, when we entered a…

Heaven

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When I was growing up in a traditional protestant church everything seemed so urgent.  We were taught to share our faith in 2 minutes or less and practiced that at people’s doors and in shopping malls. A common phrase heard…

Archery

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I played archery once…  I archered a few summers ago… I got the chance to shoot at a target with a bow and arrow at a youth camp a few summers ago. My boys and I were led into the…