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May the Lost Ones Find Their Way Home

Gratitude List

1. Still, that new name for God keeps ringing in my ears, making me want to pronounce it, feel how it sounds through my own throat: … 304 more words

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World Conference

There is so much that I am grateful for today, and all the smaller pieces are made possible by the main gift.  My parents bought a week-long pass to go to Mennonite World Conference, being held this week at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg (it will likely be another 40 years or so before it’s in this area again).   849 more words

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Sublime and Cute

Tomorrow, we are going to Mennonite World Conference in Harrisburg.   I was reluctant to sign up because the abstract idea of the crowds and the planning and the getting there and all of it made me a little anxious for some reason.   204 more words

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Summer Supper

Gratitude List:
1.  Corn on the cob, zucchini fritters with sour cream, and thick slabs of Mr. Slabaugh and Lemon Boy tomatoes.
2. Spiritual Practices… 36 more words

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Strangers No More

Gratitude List:
1. Conversation with new friends from The Netherlands.
2. The singing this morning, and the story of Menno Simons in the stagecoach.
3. Belongingness.   50 more words

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Reading Redwall

I have been second-guessing myself a little.  I decided to read Redwall to the boys, without remembering how violent it can get.  It’s pretty intense stuff for bedtime reading.   190 more words

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In this semi-periodic column, I list some things that I’m thankful for from the previous week. 

The exercise of counting my blessings puts my week into perspective. 694 more words