between here and there

Nov 12

between here and there

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 ESV As most, if not all, parents would agree, the hardest part of parenting is dealing with the fear of something happening to your child. We have a God-given instinct to protect our children and to...

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ordering our steps

Nov 06

ordering our steps

So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life – your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life – and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even...

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our sense of wonder

Nov 04

our sense of wonder

May we never lose our wonder . . . wide eyed and mystified may we be just like a child staring at the beauty of our King . . . fill us with wonder. You are beautiful in all Your ways! I’ve had this song on repeat for three days now as I’ve just been dwelling in Him, in His beauty, and in His goodness. And as I’ve soaked in Him, I’ve let go of...

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walking

Oct 29

walking

2 Corinthians 5:7 NKJV For we walk by faith, not by sight. How true is this scripture? Yet as simple as it is, how hard does it seem to live by? I’ve been thinking on faith, belief, and taking God at His Word as I attempt to apply it to everything we have going on right now. I truly think the key to it is learning that we really can’t walk by sight as we...

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where’s the coffee . . . except I only drink decaf

Oct 20

where’s the coffee . . . except I only drink decaf

It’s obviously been very busy in my world as this blog has been shoved to the back of the pile. And even when I’ve thought that I should blog or I want to, I haven’t been able to get my thoughts out. Just too much going on right now. However, we’re way overdue. So let’s get at it and see what happens. In the midst of teaching my class...

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how’s your perspective?

Oct 02

how’s your perspective?

So the month of September was a complete blur. I can’t even believe that time is going as quickly as it is. Nor do I want to think about my to do list. I should be cleaning the bathroom, tackling the pile of stuff that we tried to pack in a suitcase and send with Mark’s parents but couldn’t due to weight, folding laundry, and planning dinner. Yet...

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focus

Sep 15

focus

I’ve been wanting and needing to blog and have had absolutely no time to do it. Not to mention that both Edie and I have been sick and our schedule has hit the ultimate level of busyness. I have all of 20 minutes to write now, so let’s see what we can do with it. Mark’s parents come this week, and we are so, so looking forward to seeing them....

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