It drives me crazy

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In early May as our blog team mapped out blog topics and a schedule for the summer months, the topic of “what inspires you or makes you crazy” surfaced. We wrote it on the list of possible topics for the taking. After six weeks, I signed up to tackle this topic in a regular post. […]

Have You Been Sharpened Lately?

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“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 I’m usually busy on Thursday nights – not because I have an impressively full social calendar, but because I’ve set aside time to sharpen and to be sharpened.  Every week my friends Jacki and Victoria meet me at a local coffee shop to dive deep […]

Honoring the Older Generation

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“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.” Lev 19:32 Over the last year, both of my grandfathers have passed away. They were both a part of what is often referred to as “the greatest generation,” as […]

Scriptures on Staying Focused – A Gift from James

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One of the things I love about the book of James is how it is not only action focused but it is an unvarying reminder of how we are not alone in this life. Like any great communicator, James gets straight to the point fast. Just look at the second verse of James. “Consider it […]

Land of the free, Home of the brave

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Armed with water and maps of the Freedom Trail, our 2013 Embracing Boston Mission Team could see the monument at Bunker Hill. We soon learned that Bunker Hill is every bit a hill and not a moniker that is used lightly. As our team used our mission trip “free day” to take in the culture […]