The Road Less Traveled

You make time for what’s important to you. That’s true. But sometimes circumstances happen, or people happen, and things get shuffled around on the To-Do list.

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Psalm 127

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.

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What’s Your Story?

What’s your story?

We all have one. What we share, and how we tell our stories is as unique as the stories themselves. All stories have a beginning and an end. But some have more than one beginning.

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Three Promises

Are you noticing a theme, as we walk this path of ascent toward Jerusalem with our Lord? 

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The Master’s Hand

Some of you may be familiar with the song The Old Violin, sung by Johnny Paycheck. The original is a poem by Myra Brooks Welch, and it’s a favorite of mine.

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Maker of Heaven and Earth

Growing up in Vermont, I was well acquainted with hills and mountains. From our front porch, we could clearly see Mt. Washington, the most prominent mountain east of the Mississippi River.

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A Pattern for Life

The bleak mid-winter days are challenging for even the most sanguine among us. Those of us who live in all but a few places on this planet must endure the cold dark days of winter each year. For some these days are longer and colder than for others.

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Stories of Old

Stories, especially the great stories, often fall short when adapted for film. Tolkien’s masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings is no exception. Vast sections of the story (Tom Bombadil!!!) are left out completely.

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The Blessing

Luke 1:39-45: I love this greeting between these two women. Elizabeth proclaims a blessing, but who is really being blessed here? and who is doing the blessing?

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Shaking Things Up

My dad was a baker.  Not in any official capacity mind you, but when he wasn’t tending the animals on our small family farm in Vermont, you would find him in the kitchen baking bread, and pies, and donuts.

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