Monthly Archives: May 2009

Café Chat May 23rd

Today’s topic (first, view this video): In light of the Francis Chan video, how do you live out your Christian walk with Jesus? Do you always play it safe? Or do you take risks? This morning I went to a … Continue reading

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Thirst for Wisdom

“If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise.” (Proverbs 15:30) There was a time when I wanted no part of constructive criticism. I lacked the ability to tease out the constructive part – all … Continue reading

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Spring in Onamia

Trout Lily (an endangered Minnesota wildflower)DandelionsTrillium (this one was new for me – a wildflower of the north. Very striking. Grows in the drainage ditch along the side of the road.)Dogwood TreeTulips in a planter in front of a flower … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Living

Psalm 118 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. 2 Let all Israel repeat: “His faithful love endures forever.”3 Let Aaron’s descendants, the priests, repeat: “His faithful love endures forever.”4 Let all … Continue reading

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Family Reunion

We spent the weekend in Onamia, MN visiting with hubby’s family. Mostly 5 uncles he didn’t know and an aunt in declining health. We left early-summer weather in TX and arrived at early-spring weather in MN.We stayed at a joint … Continue reading

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Monday Blueprint Madness

It seems that in some houses the builder thinks to himself (or herself) “Gee, since I’ve already got plumbing here, I might as well take advantage of the waterlines.” It’s not unusual to group a toilet with a shower, but … Continue reading

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Café Chat May 16th

Today’s topic: “If Fear or Finances (or any other stumbling block) were not a problem, is there something you have always wanted to do or try that you have not done? Do you think eventually you will do the thing … Continue reading

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Then Sings My Soul – "I am a Friend of God" by Israel

It turns out I should probably accept the fact that I don’t travel well. We are in the middle of a quick trip to Minnesota for a mini- family reunion (on my husband’s side). The last half of the flight … Continue reading

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Thirst for Wisdom

A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash. Proverbs 15:14 Light shines in the darkness for the godly. They are generous, compassionate, and righteous…They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the LORD to … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Living

Today’s tip: Assume God is looking out for your best interest. In life, we all know that stuff happens. How should I respond in the face of “stuff”? Should I cry out “Unfair!” or bemoan my fate? No! The more … Continue reading

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