Monthly Archives: March 2013

catch your breath

Maybe I should have  kept plugging along on my service preparations today, but I chose to spend the rest of the day (after a morning rehearsal with the grade school kids at school) here at my home with my little … Continue reading

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Abraham and Isaac

I came across something that I wrote two years ago: I was given the humbling opportunity to serve by playing for this morning’s church services.  It struck me as I listened to the first reading (twice) that I needed to … Continue reading

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Give me strength

A year ago when Palm Sunday was approaching, our son (then six) was in the hospital for 5 days.  He woke up this morning with a fever, and all of that is flooding back to me.  Lord, please give me … Continue reading

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exercise experimentation

I sometimes find that if I write about something on the blog, I’m bound to make a complete hypocrite of myself as whatever I’ve talked about quite quickly changes.  For example, “Baby often sleeps 6-7 hours at night!”  And then … Continue reading

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Jello

It’s been about a year since I did a REALLY intense workout.  Today I pulled out my VHS of The Shred Level 1 (by Jillian Michaels).  Thus, the reference to “jello”, which is what my arms and legs now are.  … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit

Recently at Bible Class I was reminded of something that keeps pulsating through my mind: self-control is a fruit of the spirit.  It is a gift bestowed upon us by the Holy Spirit.  It is not something we (or the … Continue reading

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gray day

I was in the mood for a rainy/drizzly day.  It’s been a great time, hanging out with my two littlest boys.  We had a quiet, uneventful morning while I looked up some Easter piano music and then headed out for … Continue reading

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