Category Archives: Giving

Lessons in Satire

Sometimes the truth hurts…even if it’s funny.

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Are you a Compassion sponsor? Want to get your kids more involved? You can preview a FREE subscription to Compassion Explorer magazine. The magazine is geared for ages 6-9 and is mailed as an insert in the Compassion magazine. Call (800) 336-7676. … Continue reading

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“Crazy Love” Quotables

Over Christmas, my brother-in-law shared a copy of the book Crazy Love by Francis Chan. Normally, I have no issues with underlining and highlighting a book to pieces, but for some reason, I decided to use sticky notes instead of marking … Continue reading

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Giveaway Day! {Love on a Missionary Week}

{This giveaway is now closed.}   Have you met Lisa yet? If not, you need to go back to yesterday’s post and read about how she and her husband are currently serving as missionaries and church planting in Canada. I’ve declared this … Continue reading

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Meet Lisa {Love on a Missionary Week}

  Once upon a time, I met a girl named Lisa.  If I were describe her in one word, it would be: giggly. More often than not, she had a smile on her face and she was always giggling about something. She made everyone … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Maybe this one should be titled “Sunday Smorgasbord…Light.” Due to the chaos of the week, I haven’t had time to do a lot of blog reading. Still, I wanted to throw a few links out for some loving: I am … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Who’s ready for the weekly smorgasbord of links? We tried this super easy crockpot chicken enchilada meal today. it was GREAT. My entire family gave it thumbs-up! (That’s rare, especially when I try out new recipes.)  Along the same lines as my Compassionate … Continue reading

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Compassionate Consumerism

It’s the first week of the new year. Know what that means? SALES! After-Christmas SALES! Now, before you get your feathers all a-ruffled fearing this is going to be a push for consumerism… Well, it is to an extent. Let’s call it … Continue reading

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The Best Gifts Are Free

Here it is…the mandatory post-Christmas wrap-up post. For those that were wondering, we DID have a quiet Christmas! We did absolutely nothing except eat, sleep and eat some more. Although the barn raising did not go as planned… Gingerbread barn … Continue reading

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Insights From “Outlive Your Life”

I’m not one of those die-hard Max Lucado fans, but I did want to read his latest, “Outlive Your Life,” so I picked it up at our church library. Much like “The Hole in the Gospel” and “Radical,” he challenges … Continue reading

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