Archive for April, 2009

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Happy Birthday Jesse!!!!!!!!

Today my son Jesse is 12 years old.  I look at him and am just so amazed.  So amazed at how big he is and cool he is.  I’m amazed at how gentle a soul he is.  Amazed at his level of caring and impressed by his firey need for justice in the world.  I […]

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Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Trusting God

I woke up with the simple thought that, in any given challenge, perhaps a good question is: How am I trusting God in the midst of this?

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Friday, April 24th, 2009

Superheroes and God

I came across a fascinating blog post by a guy named Kevin who discussed the rationale behind stories of superheroes in a Biblically true world.  I tried to write a response but it didn’t go through.  So, I’m just going to put it here: Great thoughts!  I’ve pondered this long as a fanboy of the Superhero genre’ myself.  […]

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Sunday, April 19th, 2009


What a nice, restful weekend it was.  The boys had their first Taekwondo tournemont this weekend.  And Noah got a 3rd place medal for one step sparring and Jesse took 1st place in forms and one step sparring!  I’m very proud of them both!

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Sunday, April 12th, 2009

God in us

Julie Poe shared a very cool insight in church today that I thought was worthy of repeating.  She said that during Christmas time we celebrated the coming of Emmanuel who is God with Us.  But now during Easter we celebrate God who is IN US. Jesus rose from the dead as the first fruits of […]

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Jesus of the resurrection!

This week much of the traditional church is celebrating what is called “holy week” (which for most of you is a big Duh…but just in case others don’t know).  It is the week that Jesus returned to Jerusalem knowing full well what he was in for.  Knowing that he would suffer and die.  Isaiah says […]

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Monday, April 6th, 2009


I was listening to Think on NPR today.  And Krys Boyd was interviewing a guy who is an astro-physicist.  And it was a very interesting discussion.  But Krys asked a question as to what the fellow thought about God.  And he answered that he was pretty sure that there isn’t a God.  He said that […]

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Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Choosing joy

I woke up with great joy this morning….which is cool.  But you know what I’m also realizing? Joy isn’t just something that happens to you.  It’s kind of like how you don’t really fall into love.  You don’t fall into joy either, imho.  You choose to be joyous.  So maybe a better way of saying […]

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Friday, April 3rd, 2009


Very tired today.  Nothing pithy or deep to say.  Sitting here drawing a blank.  Pffttt…..

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Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Super useless powers

This is sheer hilarity.  Lol!

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