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per fection

Everybody has their own perception of perfection. Many are illusioned by their desires which derives instinctively on the exposure and existence of humanity. Curiosity forces us to discover as we learn in the present through our experiences. 180 more words


The Pearl of Great Price

“Pearl” often reminds me of ‘Margarita’, the Spanish word for it. Margarita is also the name of one of the dearest persons in my life. I remember her fresh out of college and ready to face the world. 221 more words


A Simple Plan for Intentional Generosity

by Arnie Friesen

When our boys were younger, I wanted them to see how much we were giving to our church. I wanted to model cheerful generosity and to demonstrate that this was normal and very intentional. 559 more words


The Cross I Wear

A number of people have been asking me about the cross I have been wearing in worship and at weddings, and my response has been, “It’s a long story.” I finally decided to put the story and explanation here so folks can understand it, and what it means to me. 896 more words

Creative Brooding

Enlightened Gratefulness

Perhaps wise folk would say that hardship and suffering enlightens us in identifying things that we take for granted…

I have hard days, but I still force myself to get a move on and get out of the house to continue my work and visiting people. 842 more words

Peace Corps Paraguay!

Self-Protection To A Fault

We discover very early in life to protect ourselves from harm.  This urge towards self-protection is a primary energy, clear down to the cellular level.  I think this urge is the primary basis for the emotion of fear.  894 more words