Monthly Archives: October 2010

Are We All Called To Marriage?

As a follow up to Raising Daughters for Marriage, this article considers the issue of singleness. Are not some called to singleness? I submit that singleness is in fact a gift, that most will not have this gift, and that … Continue reading

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A Fulfilling Weekend

This past weekend looked  a little like this: Friday Micah’s sweet pal Ellie M. came over for a sleepover…a first sleepover experience for both of them and quite the success!  Micah was a gentleman, letting Ellie sleep in his bed while … Continue reading

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My Happy Place

  When I was in labor with Amelia, my Doula Jessica promised to take me to “my happy place.”  Through out the constant contractions that made up the quick four hour labor/delivery, Jessica spoke calmly of the cottage our family … Continue reading

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Birthday Splurges

I had no clue what I wanted last week for my birthday.  No clue at all.  The day came and went, a few more days went by until finally I decided I simply wanted a few new things for the … Continue reading

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He Said, She Said #2: Modest Mouse or Men

Much is written for women on modesty, but what of the men? Following up on my wife’s post in part 1, I now look at the impact of the issue for men. We know what modesty means for a woman, … Continue reading

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He Said, She Said #2: Addressing Immodesty

“If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal.” – 1Corinthians 13:1 Modesty.  Always such a hot topic in the church, because, sadly, there … Continue reading

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Apple Picking

Last Monday, Rick had the day off.  Our generous neighbor’s let us borrow their car.  It was our perfect opportunity to go apple picking for the second year in a row at Applewood Orchard in Warwick, New York! Apple picking … Continue reading

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Her Beautiful Heart for Africa

“We are trying to impart in them the love of Jesus and how they fit into His kingdom.” I love reading about missionaries.  I love seeing what they are doing.  Brittany (standing at right in bottom right hand picture) attended … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to Love Church History

Christian History is a fascinating, deeply important topic. A friend recently asked me why I love it and so, without further ado, here are 6 reasons: Church history answers tough, foundational questions As a young Christian I had tough nagging … Continue reading

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The Little Boy Soldier

“We talked about the army today in church!”  Micah said after getting home from school Friday.  “You mean in chapel?”  I asked.  “Ya, in chapel and we talked about swords too!  I really want a sword!” he quipped. Micah’s school … Continue reading

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