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Am I Teaching My Children the Foundations of Our Faith?

My daughter Rebekah is launching out into the world this year. At 19, she graduated from high school last spring and is starting a two year culinary internship to become a sous chef. As I see my children growing up, I ask myself as a parent, Am I Teaching My Children...

God is Pushing Me to Painful Places

God is Pushing Me to Painful Places During one of our initial foster care classes, we were given a checklist of problems that are typical for foster children. We were to check the ones we would be willing to handle if the agency called with a child needing care:...

A Day in the Life of a Rummage Sale-ist

A Day in the Life of Rummage Sale-ist This is a true story. Parental discretion advised. 7:23 AM - I'm so excited!  I love rummage sales!  All that hard work is going to pay off.  We are going to have a hundred kajillion customers and everything will sell and all that...

Fitness

Carts, Coupons, Cacophony

Carts, Coupons, Cacophony

Carts, Coupons, Cacophony by Jeff Marshall   I am generally not a grocery shopping fan, although if I have to shop for something, I’d prefer it to be food as opposed to siding for the house or bizarre liquid household cleaners. Food is getting so gosh durned...

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Do Your Leadership Quirks Help or Harm You?

Do Your Leadership Quirks Help or Harm You?

What type of leader are you? Do you know your own quirks, desires, strengths and flaws? Do you share these upfront with those around you? What do you think would happen if you did? We all have leadership quirks, idiosyncrasies, and stuff that just drives us nuts....

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I Offer What I Have

I Offer What I Have

I sang for a funeral recently.  I’m not the best singer you'll hear.  I don’t say this to garner compliments or with false modesty.  I’m decent enough but I know there are others who can do it much better. My voice is somewhat rusty.  I had much more practice in my...

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