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A Silver Lining to a Cloud of Grief(Comments Off on A Silver Lining to a Cloud of Grief)

February 28, 2019

The pragmatic lens through which an adolescent boy looks is very narrow and has room only for himself. The pragmatic lens through which a mature adult man looks can incorporate the idea of doing things for others.
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Celia Lashlie,He’ll Be OK, Growing Gorgeous Boys into Good Men

They say when one door closes, another door opens.… More

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Tidying up for Christmas

There’s nothing like the prospect of visitors to get me to tidy the house. Inertia is replaced by action and the house is sparkling before I know where I am. Christmas also spurs me into action. This year, December 25 is on a Tuesday, and my preparations began a year ago on the previous Boxing Day - the Boxing Day sales are a good place to get next year’s cards and wrapping paper!… More

Looking Forward to Christmas and Beyond —

God's plan is like a pulse of life beating away in my ‘yes’, bread-and-butter discipleship.

New Ears and an Open Heart

“There is a world of difference between listening and hearing.” (G.K. Chesterton, 1874-1936. English writer, theologian, and philosopher.)

I have recently been on an ‘organising’ purge in my home. I recognised that there were cartons, boxes, and containers which had not been looked at in a while.… More


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