Monthly Archives: October 2013

Inspiration

Inspiration is often an inert by-product of a passionate person that another person finds to be a catalyst for action. – ME Advertisements

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The Greater Gift

Yesterday in class, the Chaplain told the story of going to Mexico to build new homes for people in an impoverished area during Lent. Many of the students had vowed to give up chocolate for Lent with the ulterior motive … Continue reading

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The Rural Church

My cousin is working on his master’s degree and mentioned that he is working on a paper on the characteristics of rural church closings. This got me to thinking about what I have seen and know on the subject. Although … Continue reading

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If I…..

If I came to your door cold and hungry, would you turn me away? If I asked you to pick me up after I fell would you look the other way? If I asked for a transfusion of your blood … Continue reading

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Family

Even though my one hand still looks more like an inflated surgical glove than a human hand, I have something to get off my chest. We are all born into this life imperfect and live our imperfect lives until the … Continue reading

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The Rural Iowegian is Temporarily Out of Order

I fell out of a tree yesterday and got banged up. Typing with one hand is a pain in the rear, so I will be quiet for a bit while my hand heals.

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My Granddaughter Testing Out Her New Vocabulary

When my granddaughter was born, her ears weren’t draining right for the first year and she really didn’t speak any words until after she had tubes put in her ears. Recently, my son was videotaping her repeating words and what … Continue reading

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