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Fighting for Slow

Posted by Stacey Crosson on

Fighting for Slow Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. –Matthew 11:28-29 The title of a recent blog post struck a chord with me: Why I...

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Tools for Transition

Posted by John Durkin on

Last summer, my family moved from Indianapolis, IN, to our new home in here in Springfield.  In the span of a few months, we fixed up our old home, packed and sorted our paraphernalia, sold the house, drove hundreds of miles cross-country, and moved into a new place.  My wife Mary and...

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Tags: children, family, moving, teens, transition

Dugouts

Posted by Jeff Crosson on

I have two questions for you. What if we evaluated Major League baseball teams not by what the players accomplished on the field of play, but instead, by what happened inside the dugouts? What if a team could win a World Series Championship and never leave their dugout? Okay, I admit, this may...

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Feeling Love

Posted by Michelle Mosford on

Feeling Love      While enjoying breakfast with my middle daughter this morning, we were talking about what gratitude means. We Googled the definition to look at some examples. After a few minutes, she announced that she was going to the art room to make cards of...

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C+ Parenting

Posted by Dave Carpenter on

I’ve been thinking recently about the role of fatherhood, particularly as what I call, a C+ parent. C+ parenting isn’t hands off, but it is drama-free. In short, we eschew helicopter parenting, psychology, and parenting magazines in general—mostly because they make you feel...

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Out of Egypt

Posted by Tom Lambiase on

Out of Egypt  It’s Thursday—what country am I in? Having flown out of Reagan National Airport, I made my connection from Madrid to Tel Aviv. I spent days roaming the Old City of Jerusalem. Back to Tel Aviv; to Cairo, Egypt; down to Aswan; and then 3 days on the Nile to Luxor...

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Tags: jesus christ, the bible, missionary travels, eqypt

Honesty = Health

Posted by Jennifer Gross on

Twice a week, I go to physical therapy for a “frozen shoulder.” I walk into a large, high-ceilinged room, with about 15 massage tables pushed up against the walls. One side of the room houses a small collection of exercise machines. Some clients limp in, using canes or walkers...

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