Living & Growing

I’m a product of my generation

I’m a product of my generation

Come on people now, smile on your brother.

 

Breaking bread in the new year

Breaking bread in the new year

There’s always room at the table.

 

Rescued!

Rescued!

I love reading stories about dramatic rescues.

Rescued!
Living with the need to know

Living with the need to know

Living with uncertainty is a part of life.

Living with the need to know
Struggling with the paradoxes of life

Struggling with the paradoxes of life

Some of us are caught up in sameness.

Struggling with the paradoxes of life
Tikkun olam: Finding the light in darkness

Tikkun olam: Finding the light in darkness

Light can mean brightness and illumination.

Tikkun olam: Finding the light in darkness
Some advice for the season of giving advice
Some advice for the season of giving advice
More than hoping for the best

More than hoping for the best

“The world hopes for the best, but the Lord offers the best hope.”

More than hoping for the best
Living & Growing: Dead fish

Living & Growing: Dead fish

“Do you think I’ll die if I lick a dead salmon?” How do you answer that as a parent?

Living & Growing: Dead fish
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Living & Growing: Putting off falsehood and speaking truth truthfully

We live in a very diverse nation and world where exclusion and “otherizing” is an all too common reaction to people with whom we disagree,… Continue reading

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Thumbing our nose at death

Thumbing our nose at death

Halloween is our way of facing our fears head on.

Thumbing our nose at death
Guy Crockroft, age 18. (Courtesy Photo | Guy Crockroft)

Living & Growing: My three fathers

“A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.” Psalm 68:5 Baby Boomers will remember the show… Continue reading

Guy Crockroft, age 18. (Courtesy Photo | Guy Crockroft)
Living & Growing: Learning to Love Everyone
Living & Growing: Learning to Love Everyone
Finding life in the dirt

Finding life in the dirt

There are few activities as rewarding as digging potatoes.

Finding life in the dirt
Living & Growing: Our Heavenly Father’s open arms

Living & Growing: Our Heavenly Father’s open arms

Have you ever longed for someone to really look forward to you coming home? Maybe you are one of those blessed people who experience the… Continue reading

Living & Growing: Our Heavenly Father’s open arms
Living & Growing: I can be an imbecile

Living & Growing: I can be an imbecile

I have no idea what I’m doing most of the time. Take dinner the other night. There is always an element of adventure in our… Continue reading

Living & Growing: I can be an imbecile