Tag Archives: children

The Noise of Hope

While I certainly believe there should be a sense of reverence, a church doesn’t have to sound like a funeral home. Continue reading

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Evening Serenade

Grown kids and growing grandkids, guitars and singing in a back yard in the shade in the fading part of a summer day feels like family and seems a bit like immortality. Continue reading

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A Short Walk in a Garden of Hearts

A short walk with a toddler riding on your shoulders is a mighty fine way to move a day toward its slow ending… Continue reading

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Fishing Trip

As long as we choose forgiveness, there’s not much that happens between fathers and sons that a good fishing trip can’t make better… Continue reading

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Hunting the Easter Money

Finding gifts that we never outgrow takes a bit of imagination. As anyone who has discovered grace will tell you, the looking is worth the effort. Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle-Part One

When a group of children are directed to think about what they will give for Christmas instead of what they want to get, something very wonderful happens. Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

An old tire swing, an unused trampoline… things we treasured often pass un-measured to our children. Continue reading

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