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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.
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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