On Sunday we incorporated hand sanitizer into our prayer (see below). During the week, I was awoken in the middle of the night by one child, announcing another had a stomach bug. And that bug was causing a full evacuation. Laundry and carpet cleaning ensued. Meg was also sick – I shared my cold. So […]

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The sky was spitting ice as the kids headed to school. But when they arrived, the buses were calling in from ditches, the administration declared a snow day. Ivy called me to say she was dropping a friend off on her way home. “Sounds good, just drive slow…” Little decisions change everything. Sometimes the ramifications […]

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“Ezekiel! Stop playing with the remo…” Then I saw the remote was sitting on the table, what is going on… bamboozled by commercial. Commercials are always an interruption, but this took it to another level. It broke my chief focus and taught me about Tubi. This Wednesday Lent begins. For many it is a time […]

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Hebrews 10

Hebrews has a few difficult passages. I first took time to address Hebrews 6, now in chapter 10, verse 26 may also cause concern: “If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left, 27 but only a fearful expectation of judgment and of […]

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Just about everyone I work with has a birthday this week. So I bought them all the same mug. No, this was not a twisted joke to force them to hand wash their cups! I also bought Meg one and I do the dishes at home. I gifted the mugs because I love the vision […]

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