Tag: parents

“to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it”

As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when…

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Four-Photo Monday

Great weekend all around! Too much, consequently, to write about. So I’ll pull an oldie-but-goodie and reprise the ever-popular “Four-Photo-Monday” standby. DISCIPLES: First, we kicked off my new discipleship class at church. This is one of three brand-new adult Sunday-school classes being offered at WFPC (There are currently seven to choose from). My goal is…

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Reading and the schools: who can right this ship?

Any survey of current discussion topics – via Internet, radio, television, magazine and newspaper – is going to finger “Reading in America” as a hot, pervasive, and controversial subject for conversation. Everyone has an opinion when it comes to reading, and especially reading deficits. Everyone has a favorite direction when it comes to wagging the finger of blame. Everyone…

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Q: What’s the secret to happiness? A: Be like my mum and dad (read post for longer answer)

Happy weekend, everyone! Today I’m simply building my post around a couple of photographs and a great scripture. Yesterday Rebekah and I drove to Sarasota to celebrate my mum and dad’s sixty-first wedding anniversary. They didn’t get another letter from The Queen (to be fair, I don’t think my folks sent her one this year…

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Hot Streak Continues!

still can’t get over how amazing life is, amazing in so many ways. If I were publishing a newspaper, a magazine, or a bulletin, the headline would probably read: “Valrico Man’s Hot Streak Continues!” This week, the features would look something like this: SON HITS JACKPOT: Saturday, around noon, I dropped off Andrew and Alicia…

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