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An Extraordinary Life

January 3, 2011

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“Extraordinary things happen to extraordinary people” Reepicheep in The Chronicles of Narnia and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader As many of you may know I am a bit of a Narnia fan, in face one of the sayings that the youth from FUMC Katy often remind me of is “Thats Amazing like Narnia”. Since […]

An unexpected thanksgiving dinner

November 26, 2010

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Let me begin by saying that I am posting this from a beautiful resort here in Thailand. As if that were not enough I am currently typing this blog out on an iPad loaned to me by one Gary Moon, our host, guide and fellow GBGM missionary. So far so good, the ipad is very […]

With a Thankful Heart

November 24, 2010

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“While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take it; this is my body.”  Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, and they all drank from it.” Mark 14:22-23 Sometimes I […]

Balance not extremes

October 22, 2010

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“If you never allow yourself to have a finish line, you end up plodding along forever, when we all need to sprint and recover.Recovery is sleep. Recovery is laughter. Recovery is spending time with your kids.” Augie Nieto “Two centuries into the Industrial Revolution, human society is now confronthing the cast benefits, but also the […]

Revelation

August 11, 2010

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“It started out as a feeling Which then grew into a hope Which then turned into a quiet thought Which then turned into a quiet word And then that word grew louder and louder ‘Til it was a battle cry” – Lyrics from The Call by Regina Spektor I have been thinking about revelation, no not […]

Dinner with family

August 7, 2010

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“We are the agents of the Creative Spirit in this world. Real advance in the spiritual life, then, means accepting this vocation with all it involves. Not merely turning over the pages of an engineering magazine and enjoying the pictures, but putting on the overalls and getting on with the job. The real spiritual life […]

A Return to Community

August 4, 2010

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“I dont know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer Last night was one of those night. I found it difficult to turn off my brain. I am […]