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Call the Midwife–WWJD

It’s full of blood and babies and birthing and the screams of women in labor…things which honestly make me very, very uncomfortable.  There are those people who are fascinated with these things.  You know the kind—they see a pregnant woman … Continue reading

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Rescuing the Blue Bird

I heard him before I saw him.  That sound of futile fluttering, wings going nowhere.  I finally saw him, high up in the barn, desperately looking through the window to freedom, absolutely wrong about how to get there.  Bone weary … Continue reading

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What if – a Great Link

I stumbled across this post and thought it was worth sharing.  He writes about “what if” – a thought provoking string of what if’s to challenge the way we see things and the way we do things.  Here are a few … Continue reading

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Trash into Treasure, Beauty into Ashes

Saw this inspiring 3 minute video this morning (see below), about these people who live in a slum, built on a landfill, who make musical instruments out of trash.  I’m not talking like they make hillbilly instruments (i.e. –they aren’t … Continue reading

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Z Blog – Our Special Thing, Me and God

Every significant relationship develops special nuances.  There are those special little things and the two of you share.  Little things that are special to the two of you, little ways of communicating love and delighting each other that are unique … Continue reading

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Picking and Choosing

Take a look.  This is what it looks like when my dog eats.  It’s not that she’s “messy”.  It’s not that she eats so voraciously that food goes flying (although I have seen a lot of dogs who do eat … Continue reading

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Little Piranha Birdies-Meet the Light! (The Croods)

  I read Psalm 18:30 this morning: As for God, his way is perfect:     The Lord’s word is flawless;     he shields all who take refuge in him.   It reminded me of this review of the Croods at the Shepherd Project website and … Continue reading

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What if I never get Married?–Answers that Don’t Help

I was just writing about how to answer the very tough question of “Why are you still single?”  when I found this wonderful post from Ruthie Dean, about “What if I never get married?”.  She’s someone I already know I’ll … Continue reading

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What Downton Abbey Can Teach us about Identity in Christ

If you’ve been looking for a way to spiritualize and excuse your favorite TV addiction, look no further! OK, I can’t even joke like that without clarifying that I’m only joking!  I don’t ever want to use the Bible to … Continue reading

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Jesus Storybook Bible – Read it!

I was recently in a Bible study with some friends and we were talking about the continuity of the Bible.  One of the ladies had just heard someone talking about how all the old testament stories weren’t just separate stories, … Continue reading

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