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Two Family Traditions

Posted by Mark Boriack on

Family traditions are a big contributor to a person’s identity. I do not come from a family with lots of traditions, and neither does my wife, Nancy. We have a couple of very good ones, however, and we really value them. They tell you a lot about us. The number one big tradition in...

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Tags: baptism, family traditions, thankfulness, tradition, hoidays

Shalom: More Than a Moment

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I belong to a missional community and we were asked to take one photo that illustrated shalom. In the interest of full disclosure, my photo is somewhat deceiving. An instant earlier, my granddaughter Hope had darted from the scene. Just two seconds later, the little girl in the picture, my...

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Joy of Words Not Said

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Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips! It was after midnight at the end of a long travel day. The fully packed airplane actually pulled to the gate a few minutes ahead of schedule, but there was a long delay waiting for someone to open the aircraft door...

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Intentional Grace

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During lunch, my daughter Anna patiently reminded my 6-year-old granddaughter Story Jane several times to sit square on her chair, but adult-sized furniture is a challenge for busy little ones. As we adults lingered at the table in conversation, the temptation to shift around was too great. As...

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