Monthly Archives: July 2010

There is no other stream…..

“Are you not thirsty?” said the Lion. “I’m dying of thirst,” said Jill. “Then drink,” said the Lion. “May I – could I – would you mind going away while I do?” said Jill. The Lion answered this only by … Continue reading

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Recapturing the Garden

My family spent a few hours yesterday finding our backyard garden. The rains are here again. The tropical rains in combination with the brilliant sunshine brought an explosion of growth in our absence. It took us awhile to reclaim our flowers and … Continue reading

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Kingdom Subjects

How would the day before you look different if your focus was entirely on the Kingdom that is not of this world? The classic question of what you would do if you knew this was your last day on this earth. … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again Jiggety Jig

Home! We’ve been away from home, yet home just the same. When you live internationally, home tends to be more people than place, yet place is such a part of home. We have been given home by our extended family, and we’re so grateful. We … Continue reading

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Friendship is a treasure…..

Some friendships are like treasures in a box. Over the years, you gather stories, experiences, shared adventures, laughter, tears…..and you hold them in a safe place. You live your daily life carrying your treasures. Many times you forget about the … Continue reading

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Children and Time

What child, while summer is happening, bothers to think much that summer will end? What child, when snow is on the ground, stops to remember that not long ago the ground was snowless? It is by its content rather than … Continue reading

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On the road today…

All roads lead to the homeland today, which is spelled O – K – C. The nice part about this drive? The speed limits keep going up as we head south, and it’s like turning a horse back to the … Continue reading

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A Living Factor

Good morning! God seems to have a delightful way of upsetting the thing we have calculated on without taking Him into account. We get into circumstances which were not chosen by God, and suddenly we find we have been calculating … Continue reading

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Something New

Good morning! This week marks the beginning of the midpoint of 2010. Time to pull out the “resolves” for 2010 and give them a dusting and cleaning. Not accomplishing a goal means going deeper into the goal and asking yourself … Continue reading

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…elements of a quintessential summer evening…

Sunsets at 9:00pm. Root beer floats. Riding on an anniversary bike with a cute basket. Perennial flowers. The lingering smell of suntan lotion. My son with bleached blonde hair. Fireworks. A hotdog on the grill. Great conversation. A surprising book find. Sleeping … Continue reading

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