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Yield to the Vehicle without 4WD

I should’ve gone out and gotten a picture when the entire street was packed with two feet of snow. It’s much more dramatic then. But I’ve been meaning to show you what I think is one of the stranger realities of living in a snowy state when the city doesn’t plow the roads. We end up with THREE TRACKS in …

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Update on Baby Micah

Thanks again, for keeping little Micah in your prayers, friends. I just learned that during the surgery yesterday, they found out that the cancer had metastasized, so the doctors ended the surgery and are putting together a treatment plan. Hope you and yours are having a great Christmas! Apart from our sadness and burdened hearts re: little Micah, everything is …

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Elf Yourself

Yes, for sure … we are going to light the white Advent candle and read the REAL Christmas story this morning too. But while we wait for sleepyhead Ella to (finally) wake up, a nice way for the three of us (OK, four with Lilikoi) to spend the time is to go and ELF YOURSELF. This is a fun tradition. …

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Glorious Platform for the Gospel

“Mistreatment from others is a glorious platform on which we can put the gospel on display.” Tullian Tchividjian (I’m really enjoying this Twitter Thingy.)

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Please Pray

I can’t believe I am putting up another crisis “please pray” post in such a short time, but I am really asking all of you to please, please PRAY for our friend’s little boy who was born last night and has a life-threatening medical concern. He and his mother have been flown to the Children’s hospital in Colorado and his …

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What I Meant to Say at My Christmas Keynote Last Week …

(I pretty much forgot to open my speaker notes when I spoke at a Christmas brunch last week, so I have no idea what I actually ended up saying. But this is what I had planned to share …) So it’s Christmas … Lots of happy things going on all around us. What are some of your favorites? I smile …

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New Women’s Retreat: Fear Not

I just received the graphic for my new women’s retreat (to be launched in March 2011) and I’m SO excited about it: Thanks so much for this opportunity to serve, Saylorville Baptist Church! Iowa, here I come …

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Encouragement for Mothers Whose Husbands Don’t Attend Church

This post is a beautiful reminder of why I respect (and enjoy!) Pastor Anyabwile so very much: Encouragement for Mothers Whose Husbands Don’t Attend Church Such humility. Such a high view of women and such a deep appreciation for how God made us to be women, not men. What a mind at work! What a churchman. Most of all—what a …

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Starting My Monday with a True Laugh

People are so clever. LOVED this! (HT: Challies)

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Five children over for a playdate (and room for one more grown up too!)

It was quite a happy moment for me earlier in the week when I could take five children to my home (all at once!) for a little playdate afternoon: (Can’t do that in our wonderful, but small, 2-door Honda Civic!)

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