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A Drunken Proposition

Have you heard the latest? There’s a list of college presidents who want the drinking age to be lowered to 18. It’s their view that the whole reason why young people are abusing alcohol is because it is illegal, and therefore the “forbidden... read more

A Bargain for Baby

Out and about on my own one day, I spotted a multi-family garage sale sign advertising lots of items for kids. I zoomed on over and walked up to two strollers sitting side by side on the front lawn. The scenario went a little like this: *  I immediately placed one... read more

Counting Blessings, One Bullet Point at a Time

Family challenges, bad news, hard stuff. Grief. Overwhelm sure can pile on, can’t it? On a day such as this, the Lord weaves His way in to my moments, sometimes in the smallest way possible to bring joy and hope and assurance–with one thread. He reminds me to... read more

Rescue Recipe: Crispy Cinnamon Triangles

You know when…you’ve been away on a family emergency the week before Easter, and then you come home to a child who has been sick for a few days, and birthday celebrations are postponed and Good Friday and Passover kind of pass you over, and then you get... read more

It’s a Good, Good Friday

Good Friday: one of three days that bring remembrance for the salvation of all mankind. A lifetime came before the three days, where Christ walked, and talked, and told. And gave instructions and lived the example. The example of how we can live out those three days... read more

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