Monthly Archives: August 2016

Why Faith Is Greater Than Tradition – lessons from Fiddler on the Roof

[Today’s guest post is from Michelle Van Loon, a wonderful writer who covers faith, life, and the occasional foray to Israel. I read her posts all the time, including this one that first ran in her blog a few months … Continue reading

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Sunday School Teacher Learns Her Lesson – seeing the Good Samaritan in the flesh

[Today’s guest post is from Adriana Kassner Cunningham, who blogs at Classical Quest, where she touches on fine literature and the fineness of a family campfire, the simplicity of a woodland walk and the wonder of the written word.] *** Seeing … Continue reading

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Update #6 on my Father: slow progress, but still good news

Thank you everyone who has been supporting my father and our family in prayer following my father’s accident. Here’s the original post on his fall and emergency neurosurgery: Head and Heart at 92 Years Old His rehab is slowly progressing, but … Continue reading

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High School Tells Teen Mom to Choose Between Baby Boy and Senior Photo

[Updated from the archives.] Caitlin Tiller worked hard to graduate high school early while caring for her newborn son, and when asked to share what is most important in her life she said: “I picked my son because he’s helped … Continue reading

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The Best Woman In My Life (plus update #5 on my Dad)

[For those who have followed the updates on my dad’s recovery and our plans to move him to assisted living near us (see update #5 at the end of this post) you know how much I rely on my wife. She … Continue reading

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Update #4 on my Father: it’s moving day!

Dad’s rehab stint will continue this week and into most of next week, if all goes as planned. Today we move apartments. It took a couple of days to get everything we’re moving boxed and organized. If it weren’t for … Continue reading

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What’s Behind Me Doesn’t Define Me

[It’s been three years since this one posted, so I have three more years of past mistakes. So do you. Here’s why that’s not as important as you might think.] *** Justifying Idol Worship “To worship an idol involves calling … Continue reading

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Update #3 on Prayer Needs for my Father

Your prayers for my father and me and the family have been wonderfully encouraging. Dad has moved to a skilled nursing and rehab facility where he is getting speech, occupational and physical therapy. There is a lot of work to … Continue reading

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Update #2 on Prayer Needs for my Father

Many thanks to everyone who has been praying for my father and me and the family. Please continue, and bring in others to pray as you feel is appropriate. Dad may be moved to rehab/skilled nursing soon. He will need … Continue reading

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Update on Prayer Needs for my Father

Thank you everyone who has been praying for my father and me and the family. (Here’s my post last Thursday on his hospitalization and emergency neurosurgery.) He has now been moved from ICU to a regular room. He is dealing … Continue reading

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