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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Last year my daughter Meg really wanted to go somewhere in the world over Christmas and build an orphanage, or a water system, or a schoolhouse.  But it wasn’t a year where we could afford something like that.  Loving that her heart felt that pull and not wanting to ignore her prompting to give in […]

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They called it Banana Friday. The third Friday of every month, well every summer month, the months when the weather was warm enough for neighborhood night games. Banana Friday was different than the other Friday nights:  To play the night games on that Friday you had to bring a piece of fruit. Two fifteen-year-old boys organized […]

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Christmas is around the corner! The tree is decorated.  Holiday music fills the speakers.  A chill is in the air. And day after day I have been working on a project. Just a little something to help start this season right.  And make sure it ends right, too. You see, I believe that within Christmas, Christ can be […]

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I met her on an airplane. Two rows up.  White mask.  Thin tufts of hair poking out from under a baseball cap. What I noticed about her was the light in her eyes. It didn’t take long before we both realized we were flying into Phoenix for the same event.  I asked where she was […]

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The guy cleaned an ice rink for a living. 6$ an hour. He’d been kicked out of college because of bad grades. I heard his story this weekend at a conference with over 1000 young girls. How this regular guy showed up at a hockey game in blue jeans and a denim shirt and watched […]

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