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Monthly Archives: January 2011
Something kind of big just happened at my house. My baby said goodbye to the crib and embraced his brand new, big boy, “I’m two years old” room. I think this event is best summed up, “One small step for … Continue reading
A few days ago, I rounded the corner of my room to see my eldest son playing a Dr. Seuss game on the PBS kids website, donning an oversized red and white striped stovepipe hat on his head. Ashton wasn’t … Continue reading
On Sundays, putting lunch on the table can be downright stressful. The church service is over, stomachs are rumbling, and nap time is closing in. This is a time when Sabbath keeping requires the “I” word…intentionality. It is helpful to … Continue reading
In his book Celebration of Disciplines, Richard Foster talks about how fasting as a spiritual discipline is becoming, he feels, a lost art. It’s difficult to know how to begin and end a fast, Foster points out, because most of … Continue reading
God wrote a beautiful story for our lives that offers order and rhythm. To many of us, this story reads like a fairytale…it feels unattainable in the world today. For those who live in the story, there is a sense … Continue reading
Yesterday was my third Sabbath. (I began this experiment on January 2nd.) This time, the Sabbath was different for me. On Saturday of the first two weeks, I experienced a tremendous peak in productivity. It was akin to the feeling … Continue reading