Monthly Archives: July 2011

One Thousand Gifts: 21-30

I am traveling this week, but still time for the weekly one thousand gifts, taking time to give thanks to God for all of life: 21. AALC Youth Gathering, Estes Park, CO 22. Great Leadership and Discipleship retreat on Saturday … Continue reading

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a few years ago…

We are in the process of moving, our 28th move in 40 years of marriage. As we come closer to the date for departing, I also have been reflective, considering all that we have experienced. And now, a photo of our … Continue reading

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One Thousand Gifts: 11–20

More gifts in my life… 11. Baptism this morning 12. Indoor plumbing (long story) 13. The refreshing look of Psalm 66 14. Sounds of silence 15. Faithful wife who does the little things that are often overlooked 16. The squeal … Continue reading

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18 Days and Counting

A new exercise for an old mathematician. Yep, 18 days and there will be major changes in life. No, I am not pregnant…  Stayed tuned for more information and updates. ‘Twill be a thrilling ride.

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The Rush to Judgment

…or the proper application of Law and Gospel in a current situation. Let’s consider the sweep of emotions regarding the trial of Casey Anthony. Notice that the trial was not for the purpose of determining who killed Caylee; rather the … Continue reading

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One Thousand Gifts — a beginning

Ann Voskamp wrote a book called One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, in which she challenges people to give thanks for one thousand gifts. So, here is my start; I may be a little … Continue reading

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“There’s an App for that!” Romans 7:15-25

Apple has been at the cutting edge of computer and phone technology for 30 years. Most recently, iPhone and iPad have revolutionized smart phones and portable computers. For the iPhone, the catch phrase has been: “There’s an app for that!” … Continue reading

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