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This has been a whirlwind year.
One year ago today, we were just starting to get the inkling that we might need to move, despite being homeowners for only seven months. We were having trouble getting the resources AJ needs for his autism. We were arguing with the school district about resources provided and with […]
It’s been a long time since I’ve done a Tuesday Top Ten list! I’ll try to get back into the habit now and then!
We moved to the Seattle area this summer and in many ways, it has been like moving back home. Growing up in a small town in Alaska, as a teenager I […]
A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving
Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, I will testify against you. I am God, your God…
Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats?
Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and pay your vows to the Most High.
This post is in response to the question “What is saving your life now?” that Sarah Bessey posed (quoting from Barbara Brown Taylor) on her blog at sarahbessey.com.
Today is my son AJ’s fourth birthday, and I have a 6 ¾ inch scar on my lower abdomen […]
As many of you may be reflecting back upon the last year and looking forward to the coming year, I offer you this excellent article to reflect upon: Top Five Regrets of the Dying. Think about what is really important to you, and where you may need […]
Intergenerational is my thing. Intergenerational is technically not a word according to spell check but I’ve been using the term on my professional profile since I graduated seminary in 2002.
Intergenerational, to me, means the whole family of God. All generations. It’s how I grew up going to a small church in a small […]
I’ve been asked now and then about how to get started in a blogging ministry, so here are my top ten tips for starting your own blogging ministry!
1. Get started on one of the free blogging websites–Blogspot and WordPress are among the most popular. WordPress is very easy to use with your own domain […]
“Ogres are like onions, they have layers.” –Shrek
Last week I watched the Nightline special on PBS “Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero.” As the people interviewed shared their views on God and faith (all had lost loved ones on 9/11), I started to reflect back–not on where I was on 9/11 as I have […]
Tuesday, August 23rd is a date that our family has been waiting for. Back in October, we finally convinced our son’s doctor to contact the OU Child Study Center and refer us to them for an autism evaluation. The OU Child Study Center offers a team approach to evaluating and assessing autism-spectrum disorders (ASD). There […]