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{healthy, wealthy and wise} to be healthy: part 1

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about health, particularly the different aspects of it. Maybe because I’m thinking a lot these days on how I’m going to teach my children, and how I’m going to make them believe in good health. Maybe too because I’ve been wanting to improve in this area of my life. […]

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and they were.

God said, “Hello light!” and light shone into the darkness. God called the light, “Day” and the darkness, “Night.” “You’re good,” God said. And they were. Then God said, “Hello sea! Hello sky!” and a great space opened up, wide and deep and high. “You’re good,” God said. And they were. Then God said, “Hello […]

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I was in geometry.

I remember today, 13 years ago, I was in Geometry class. My teacher was an elderly man who shuffled when he walked, his neck protruding forward behind large-rimmed glasses. He left the classroom daily like clockwork to slowly idle his way to the teacher’s lounge, pick up a small styrofoam cup of steamy black coffee, […]

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Intermission (Easter 2014)

On this day, with disbelief and unbelief, the disciples thought that all was lost. Despite all that they had been promised, all that had been foretold, their hearts were burdened with the dear One they had laid to rest in the tomb. They sealed Him in for what they thought would be forevermore. In hindsight […]

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Jake’s Valentine Prayer

Jake and I have continued to realize how different we both are in regards to our love languages, our sentimentality, our ideal gifts, etc.  for Valentines this year he really showed me love well. Even if I weren’t sentimental and love words, this gift should mean the world to me because it shows how lovely […]

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