Living the Dream II

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Thank you for your patience. Hopefully this answer to our “Living the Dream” post will be encouraging to you! As always my comments will be bolded and Liz’s will be normal.   As a husband, God has given me the responsibility to provide for and protect her spiritually and physically so that God will be glorified. As a leader, my role…

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Ahem…

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Dear Friends, So perhaps you’ve noticed that we neglected to put up a post this past Saturday. One of the things Liz and I have learned over our marriage is that God can change even the best of plans—even those meant to honor him. So when we got the opportunity on Friday to go out for free (yay for friends…

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The Eternal Optimism of the Unstained Mind

The Eternal Optimism of the Unstained Mind

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One of the things that first attracted me to Liz was her indomitable optimism. She was always encouraging, empathetic. . .and optimistic. With a sunny smile, this strange creature would say things like “everything will be fine,” “I’m sure that won’t happen,” or the less common “I’m sure your world won’t dissolve into an abyss of wretched pain tomorrow at…

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Announcing…

Announcing…

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In a blatant attempt to keep you coming back (every Tuesday!) we will post two playlists today instead of only posting one.  For more info on how we find our selections and why we choose the songs that we do, please visit our playlist information page.  Again we choose these not just because we like them, but also because of…

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“I Don’t Know About This”

“I Don’t Know About This”

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Those are the timorous, fearful words my son often says to me when I read to him or we watch a movie together. He says them “when the plot thickens,” that is, when it looks like the hero/protagonist might be caught, or hurt, or fail. He turns away from the story and looks right at me and says the words…

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There Is No Sin

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There is no sin that I have done That has such height and breadth It can’t be washed in Jesus’ blood Or covered by His death. There is no spot that still remains, No cause to hide my face, For He has stooped to wash me clean And covered me with grace.   My wife and I were asked to…

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Can’t You See It’s Raining?

Can’t You See It’s Raining?

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How does God prove his love and goodness to people in times of great sadness?   Here’s how he proved it to me as I was driving to work yesterday morning. It was a somewhat rainy, dreary day. My grandmother had passed away two nights before, and I had spent the previous evening making travel arrangements for the funeral. And…

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