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DayBreaks for 9/17/19 - Alaska Lessons #1 - Beauty

Photo by Galen C. Dalrymple, September 2019

DayBreaks for 9/17/19: Alaska Lessons #1 – Beauty

My wife and I were recently able to cross an item off our bucket list: a trip to Alaska. 297 more words


A Bit of WWII History

There aren’t very many World War II individuals around today. Individual men between the ages of 18 and 65 filled out draft cards, which included the “old man’s” draft classification section. 108 more words

Dangers in Making it Look Easy

There is an interesting phenomenon I’ve observed in families who have a member with a disability. While others may look at us and think we have a hard life, when we compare our family to others with disability, we think we have it easy. 641 more words


Agreement Is Not Unity

Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will stand. (Matthew 12:25)

Early in our relationship, Steph and I passionately disagreed about many things.

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Christian Living

DayBreaks for 9/16/19 - Two Appropriate Thoughts

DayBreaks for 9/16/19: Two Appropriate Thoughts

From the DayBreaks archive, September 2009:

My wife and I live outside of the glare of city lights, about 5 miles from the closest town.  597 more words

Old Testament

Random thoughts on gardening and its benefits in strengthening relationships

Many people when they think of a garden think of a well organized bed of flowers or maybe a quaint little plot of vegetables. And even if they think it is just flowers sporadically planted, the bed still has a theme, the theme being sporadically planted flowers. 425 more words

Good Person/Bad Person

My thoughts have always been that every single person is a good person. They may choose to do bad things, but they are naturally good. … 1,090 more words