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Dust to Dust: Loving Each Other Well in Times of Crisis
Apr01

Dust to Dust: Loving Each Other Well in Times of Crisis

If nothing else, the current pandemic has taught or reminded us of this: we are touchable.  Strong in spirit and resolve, maybe, but vulnerable in our flesh.  No matter how much we wished or actually believed that they were, our very temporary bodies—their functions, plans, emotions, thoughts, etc.—are not, for all our efforts, invincible. There are as many ways to respond to this revelation or reminder as there are people on this...

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Making the Most of the New Normal: Productivity Tips for People Working from Home
Mar24

Making the Most of the New Normal: Productivity Tips for People Working from Home

And so it begins. If you’re one of the many people used to working in an office environment who now find themselves working from home, you may be finding the adjustment a bit challenging, especially if your job requires face-to-face collaboration like my husband’s does and/or you are an extrovert who thrives on and is motivated by human interaction like he is. I may not be able to ease your separation anxiety or help you with the...

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Playing Daddy
Mar12

Playing Daddy

Slap.  “No!” Slap. Slap. “No, NO!” Slap. Slap. Slap. “BAD baby!” Confused, my young friend left her laundry and rushed down the hall to her daughter’s room, where the mischievous child was supposed to be taking a nap. Wearing only a diaper, the toddler sat in the middle of the floor surrounded by dolls in a state of undress similar to hers. Curious, my friend watched from the hall as her girl picked the dolls up one by one, spanked...

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BLOG: Bitterness Bites
Mar02

BLOG: Bitterness Bites

Todd and I ran into an old friend a while back. Excited to see him again, we approached, but as we did, it quickly became apparent something was different. Wrong. It wasn’t just that our friend had aged with the passing of time. No, it was that his eyes, once bright and mischievous, were dim, almost lifeless. Pained. It felt like a bad dream, and I stopped short, gooseflesh creeping up the right side of my body. As Todd engaged our...

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That Love Connection
Feb13

That Love Connection

God is love (1 John 4:8). If you have put your faith in Jesus’ death and resurrection for salvation from the consequences of your sin, then you are a beneficiary of God’s love, eternally richer for His sacrifice. What better day than Valentine’s Day to celebrate the gift you’ve been given? No matter what your specific “heart day” plans happen to be, let’s all make a point of heaping the same kind of grace and mercy God showed us...

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