Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Thick Skull

Have you ever felt like a sermon was directed just to you? Like somehow the preacher knew exactly what you needed to hear and wrote it just for you? Today was one of those days…but first some background: As many … Continue reading

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A Gift That Goes A Long Way

I’ve written many times before about why sponsoring children is a good thing. I sponsor three children through World Vision, but no matter what organization you go through, child sponsorship truly makes a difference in the life of that child. … Continue reading

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Simple Joys

For those of you who have been following my blog for awhile, you know that I’ve been doing the 1000 gifts challenge. I’ve been writing down things I’m thankful for in a journal…hoping to reach 1000. I’ve slowed down a … Continue reading

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How Much Is A Life Worth?

I’ve become increasingly worried about the food situation in West Africa as the months have past. Just last year there was a famine in the horn of Africa. Most of the world did not respond until thousands upon thousands had … Continue reading

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Respecting Poverty

I’m reading All is Grace: A Biography of Dorothy Day by Jim Forest. The book was recommended to me by my husband. He thought that learning more about Dorothy Day would be right up my alley. He was right. Social … Continue reading

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This Is My Song

As the 4th of July approaches, I am seeing more and more patriotically themed things floating around. Fireworks stands with little kids hopping around in Uncle Sam suits. Flags and shiny banners in windows. Lots of red, white, and blue. … Continue reading

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