Passing it on: celebrating four generations of faithful love

There can be a lot that gets passed along, generation to generation. Family stories, history, genes, opportunities, gifts, giftedness, a love for certain things. But probably the most important inheritance turns out to be faithfulness, commitment, and love. We are a family that not only believes we are God's dearly beloved children, but puts that …

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Being a family rooted in faith (it’s a good story)

 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your being, and all your strength. These words that I am commanding you today must always be on your minds. Recite them to your children. Talk about them when you are sitting around your house and when you are out and about, when you are lying down and when …

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Our prejudices stand no chance against God’s love

From his fullness we have all received grace upon grace;     as the Law was given through Moses,    so grace and truth came into being through Jesus Christ. - John 1:16-17 Yesterday I posted a couple of classic photos from the 1980's (see Teacher Shout Out) so I got curious and continued digging. That's when I found one …

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How to Celebrate 90: the best of the photographs

Wow! My dad's 90th birthday went off beautifully. What a great celebration of faith and family and life. Essentially, today's post will comprise a slide-show of the best photographs; but first I do want to comment on a few of the many blessings. If you haven't read my message to my dad, then click here. …

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