Monthly Archives: July 2007

One thing at a time

Lately, as my kids have been getting bigger, I’ve noticed that t least one of them seems to be doing something I have an objection to almost all of the time. Johnny’s throwing a ball up to the ceiling and Joshua’s jumping off of a chair, or somebody’s pulling a pen out of the desk, … Continue reading »

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Isaiah 41:10 – “I am with you.”

This one speaks for itself. Isaiah 41:10 – “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

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God wants to break through

I just had a couple of weeks of vacation.  Some of it was spent working on our house, but some of it was spent at my grandma’s cabin on Donner Lake. At four-and-a-half years old, my son Johnny has reached the stage in his development where he works furiously to create indestructible sandcastles.  he had a … Continue reading »

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Don’t pre-limit yourself!

I have seen so many people give up on an idea before they even begin to pursue it.  Why?  Because they don’t have the solution to all of the problems they can imagine in the first ten minutes.  “We can’t afford it.”  “What about liability?”  “I don’t have time for it.”  “What if ______ happens?” … Continue reading »

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Time and Release

Well, the home projects haven’t been completed yet.  The concrete contractor who needs to replace three panels of our new patio hasn’t done the demo yet (I’m withholding his name for now, assuming that he’s going to make good on his promises.)  I can’t finish the back sprinklers or the stucco repair until he’s done … Continue reading »

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What I did on my summer vacation and the event that changed my plans

I was getting ready to blog on all the projects we have been doing this week while I have time off from my job at the church – at least that was what I planned to write about until the disaster struck. Continue reading »

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Nerd Pastor?

I saw a friend’s KC Wahe’s nerd test score so I decided to try it myself.  I guess I didn’t waste all that time I spent getting my computer science master’s degree and writing computer operating system code before I went to seminary.  It’s all paid off.  I have earned the coveted “nerd god” rating: Can anyone top that? … Continue reading »

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