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The Life of Jesus Starring Charlie (2014)

This time of year I like to stop and reflect on Jesus’s childhood (check out my thoughts in 2012 and 2013)… I look at my own son and imagine how Jesus grew and what he was like… what his parents … Continue reading

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Up Me, Mommy! / Seven Words of Praise

If you’ve been around little kids at all, you know their neediness can be both heartwarming and overwhelming. But even in the trying moments when you just want to continue the task at hand, it’s hard to refuse the sweet face … Continue reading

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Bouquets of Looooove

A few weeks ago, my 22 month old son walked in the door carrying a beautiful bouquet of fuchsia flowers. “He ye go, Mom-my.” HEART. MELT. I’m telling you, this kid’s smile and dimples will get him a long way … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus Starring Charlie (2013)

Don’t you wonder how Jesus behaved as a toddler? (See my post from Christmas 2012 to see why I reflect on this.) Since the Bible is blank on the childhood of Jesus, and I’m no expert in child-rearing culture of … Continue reading

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My Superpower

Did you know I’m a superhero with secret powers? Ok, maybe just a few. Well… ok I have one superpower. I cannot fly faster than a speeding bullet or zap instant doors into the wall with my laser-beam eyes, but … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus: Starring Charlie (2012)

I have some shocking news you may never have heard anywhere else, ever. Parenthood changes your perspective. 🙂 Ha! Revolutionary. Today I have in mind an altered perspective on Jesus. Even up to last Christmas, I imagined him wrapped up … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds / My Grampa Died Today

My sweetheart of a Grampa split between Two Worlds this morning. His 82 year old figure is in his little home on a dirt road in Michigan. The home where, together with his wife of over 60 years, he raised … Continue reading

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