Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Proud Mom” Moment

At Ashton’s elementary school, kids were encouraged to bring in loose change this week in an effort to support Japan. So, Ashton spoke of this opportunity several times, and wanted to participate. Last night at dinner, we told him that … Continue reading

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Being, Having and Appearing

From my first semester ethics class, I learned from a scholar named Stanley Hauerwas, “We can only live in the world we’ve learned to see. We can only see the world we’ve learned to say.” I’ve always been a fan … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Sabbath

This past Sunday, I got an unexpected blessing. My oldest was home from church, sick with a stomach bug. I hated to miss fellowship and worship, and struggled with how to incorporate this component into my time at home with … Continue reading

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Letting go of perfectionism

Perfectionism is losing it’s grip on my life. It’s not an overnight thing; this is a very slow process, and an unexpected outcome of Sabbath keeping for me. It has to do with taking one day each week to leave … Continue reading

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