Monthly Archives: September 2016

“You Can’t”

  I remember the first time I mentioned to someone I was taking a sabbatical. Their response was, “You’re not a teacher or pastor.” My first thought was horror that I had used the word wrong. The second was, “why … Continue reading

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The Best of Parenting and Grand-parenting

Parenting is full of emotion: Joy Sorrow Pride Worry Fullfullment Heartache The best and worst of everything But as a Christian parent the thing that is paramount is the desire to raise children who become followers and believers in Christ. … Continue reading

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An Interruption in Plans

My solitary camping days include a walk to the lake each morning and evening. And there are benches waiting for me on either side of the lake for me to sit and watch the rising and setting sun. …Only this time … Continue reading

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Luke 5:16  But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Every year I take a couple of days, camping by myself in a favorite state campground not far from home. I don’t think we, in modern day America, understand … Continue reading

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