29
Jun

One of those forwards Subject: 25 years of marriage WHEN I WAS MARRIED 25 YEARS, I TOOK A LOOK AT MY WIFE ONE DAY AND SAID, ‘HONEY, 25 YEARS AGO WE HAD A CHEAP APARTMENT, A CHEAP CAR, SLEPT ON A SOFA BED AND WATCHED A 10-INCH BLACK AND WHITE TV, BUT I GOT TO […]

28
Jun

Within an approximately 2-mile stretch of La Puente Road in Walnut, there are 4 Protestant churches. At least 2 of those churches share their facilities with another church. So that’s 6 churches within walking distance of one another. Some people look at this and see it as Christians being divided. Why can’t all these churches […]

24
Jun
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Is this an optical illusion? Did our bunny Smokey shrink in size to be smaller than a zucchini? Or is the zucchini bigger than a regular-sized bunny? It’s a giant zucchini! This is the one from my friend’s garden that we barbecued. It was delicious.

20
Jun
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Had one of the best days yesterday: Spent a few hours with my daughters and a couple of friends at church painting posters and backdrops for the upcoming Vacation Bible School. Looks really good! I felt brave and just jumped into the pool without hesitating. That was mostly because I was rushed for time, but […]

For many of us the great danger is not that we will renounce our faith. It is that we will become so distracted and rushed and preoccupied that we will settle for a mediocre version of it. We will just skim our lives instead of actually living them. Sickness is a bad thing. But as […]

17
Jun

This will make you drool – Dinner tonight, especially for my husband, was: King crab legs with garlic in melted butter! Broil tri-tip roast medium rare! Home grown chinese brocoli! We’r taking an extra dose of cholesterol meds tonight!

16
Jun

Today we celebrated Father’s Day with my dad. We had one of the best meals I ever planned. Mike did the actual barbecuing. I am including instructions here just in case you might want to try it. BBQ whole salmon- open it up lengthwise. Mix together about 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, about 1 teaspoon of […]

14
Jun
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Employees expect to work at their jobs. Students expect to work at school. But when it comes to personal relationships, people don’t think they have to work at having a good relationship. I suppose when you are dating, you do work to impress the other person. You do nice things for them to make them […]

11
Jun
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Art Levinson, CEO of Genentech, on the Board at Google, says, “Here I am, a guy who can afford a good meal, and every time I go to a Google board meeting, I don’t leave until ten o’clock at night because I get a free dinner there.” Google is so known for their food. I […]

07
Jun

“The failures of our faith do not frustrate the purposes of God.” I think that is consistent with the concept of the sovereignty of God. Where then does faith fit in? I think the overall purposes of God will to fulfilled, but I am the one who will miss out if I fail in my […]

06
Jun

“Now I understand why real estate agents are skinny.” That was a comment from my client after she saw all the work I was doing for her in the purchase of her house. Most people don’t really know what a real estate agent does. They think we just drive around showing houses to people. That […]

The story is so simple, the writing is so easy to read, yet the concepts about life are so poignant. In the book, Artist of the Floating World, by Kazuo Ishiguro, the artist Masuji Ono made a decision to use his artistic abilities for what he thought was a greater good. Instead of painting the […]

02
Jun
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Frodo: I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. I was surprised […]