Category Archives: Balanced living

The Moral Bucket List

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I subscribe to an online entity known as JesusHacks. I receive emails on a regular basis – some tips for attaining to Christlikeness, built around a specific topic. For example, And I always learn something that I can put … Continue reading


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Spring Cleaning – Inside and Out

Mild breezes, longer days, brighter sunshine. Spring is gently but persistently nudging winter away. Spring is ready to be sprung and, after the coldest February on record, we are more than ready! Spring is a beautiful season… As Nature renews herself … Continue reading

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New Year, New You

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No, it’s not a cheesy hyped-up pseudo-promise – it’s true. Our bodies are in a constant state of flux, one way or the other. I won’t quote the science (it’s complicated and way over my head) but, in a nutshell, … Continue reading

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Did you find a reason to laugh today?

Originally posted on Otrazhenie:
“Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life but will surely add life to your years.” Author Unknown From Did you find a reason to laugh today? 😉 THE END

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Sharing God’s love through drama and storytelling – in prison

Friends of mine are missionaries and their ministry is bringing the love of God into the dark, lonely, pain-riddled places we know as prisons. I have known The Hunters for almost 15 years now, and I support their work directly … Continue reading

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A new year has begun… now what?

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We all do it. Reflect on the year just past; perhaps think back even further as we shake our heads at the swift passage of time. We lament things undone, opportunities missed. Kick ourselves for poor choices and wallow in … Continue reading

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Super Mario

Originally posted on Beth Byrnes:
This is an unusual way to launch 2015 but as I have said, I plan to write about whatever pops up each week and this struck me as important.  For one thing, Mario Cuomo was…

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Choose Peace!

Originally posted on A Safe Harbor is Jesus:
  Choose to replace your anxious thoughts with intentional prayer. Your focus will shift from the gravity of your circumstances to the enormity of God’s power. You will gain God’s perspective on…

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Christmas is coming… it’s almost here!

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  This year, I had a hard time getting “into the spirit” of the holiday. Too many things going on in my life. Juggling balls I was afraid would fall and conk me on the head. I was a better … Continue reading

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Child-like Faith

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
As I’ve said in other posts, I do not believe that God causes trials. But He clearly does allow difficult times to come upon even those that are closest to Christ. (If you don’t believe…

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