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Coffee Shop Contemplations

Date: Monday, March 20, 2017 – 10:25am

Setting: Java – Houghton College’s Coffee Shop

Activity: Homework. Well, at least I was doing homework until I started writing this post. 463 more words

From My Heart

The Comparison Game

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” Ever hear of this quote by Teddy Roosevelt? Do you ever find yourself in the comparison trap? Me too. Making comparisons is nothing new. 685 more words

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Four Blossoms & A Paw

There’s an old, familiar face lurking in the shadows of my heart, and it doesn’t look as though he’s going away any time soon. Grief. He started out as disappointment and sadness, when the first of our babies passed very early in my womb, leaving What Could Have Been to linger where Hope and Promise and Joy used to be. 1,539 more words



This weekend I attended a young adult’s retreat in Ontario, Canada. The long drive in snowy conditions wasn’t ideal, but for this experience it was definitely worth it. 348 more words

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Why I Celebrate the African Village Boy in Me

To celebrate an African Child in me is one comical story. From the days in village when us young boys of class four we would trail Chinese construction lorries and tractors constructing the only tarmac road that passes by my homestead the whole day, to stealing fruits like guavas from neighbors’ farms. 691 more words