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How to Live out Grace, A Personal Illustration

February 22, 2017 3 comments
img_6560_yellow_webAs I was getting ready to work at my home office this morning I noticed that my son left an English paper home, and I texted him about it. Shortly thereafter, I received a call from him noting a sense of desperation to figure out a way to at least get some credit for completing his work. From past experience, there were negative ramifications for submitting a project late, and, like most any good parent would, I had to remind him a couple times already this school year that we must all submit to the consequences of our mistakes. Today, he was 15 minutes away from learning that painful lesson yet again.
 
Going against my normal instincts, my mind rang with an opportunity to Read more…

Love on a Cold & Drafty Night

February 17, 2017 Leave a comment

Winter was in full force, and the wind could be heard twisting itself between the nearby buildings. At times it whistled through the fire escape, somehow making the cold night feel even colder. The draft sent the Lady of the house to bed early, as she hoped to curl up under her covers, safe from the dropping household temperatures. In time, she settled into a soft sleep, bundled within the cloud-like layers of cloth about her.

Some time after, the man of that house slowly entered Read more…

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I’m Going to Jail

Okay, this is a way out of the ordinary blog post for me, and I am not really going to jail, except to help kids with muscular dystrophy. Honestly, I’ve been hesitant to help out with organizations like this before, but I can’t really explain why, except to say that most of my donated money goes to/through my place of worship. That’s a great place to start, but I would also agree that there are other causes I want to help this year, and this is one of them. Read more…

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