Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hidden Treasures

An old tire swing, an unused trampoline… things we treasured often pass un-measured to our children. Continue reading

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Young People These Days

My friend and colleague, B. J. Smith, is teaching a Lifetime Fitness class in our Summer Blitz program. He snagged one of our personal trainers, Tom Martin, and me on Monday. “What are you doing for the next couple of … Continue reading

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The Carpenter’s Craft

I believe that I see the touch of Christ in thousands of small things in our lives… and in our touching others. Continue reading

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Shining in the Mud

I’d love to take my whole church on a mud run; we might become a better church!
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Beauty Harvest

Late evening, honeysuckle blooms and a small swarm of hummingbird moths… Continue reading

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Morning Chores

Watering plants on a cool summer morning forms its own scenes of beauty, duty and shared love. Continue reading

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Short Circuiting the Golden Rule

Some people definitely should not be allowed to do electrical work in someone else’s house. Continue reading

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