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FAMILY FRIDAY: 4 Ways To Sacrifice OR Save Our Kids

Hello, Hipsters and Happy Friday to you all! Usually, I have elements of fun with the family in these posts, however, I feel an overwhelming compulsion to take us down a serious path today. There will be plenty here regarding the family, but this post will be more funereal than fun. Preface: My children are addicted to screens.  Any parents …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: FUN IN PAYSON

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ~ Anita Desai Hello, Hipsters and Happy Friday!  Let’s connect with family and have some fun. As I shared last time, our family loves to travel.  During summers in Phoenix, we especially enjoy getting out of the horrid heat to rediscover the beauty of God’s earth. And although we often lose our …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: FUN AT The Grand Canyon

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ Augustine Hello, Hipsters, and happy Friday!  Let’s have some fun. We love to travel. During summers in Phoenix, my family and I especially enjoy getting out of the heat and rediscovering the beauty of this earth. Although it can be difficult with three young …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: Flying Kites

“I remember the time an older man asked me when I was young, ‘Do you know what you are doing now?’ I thought it was some kind of trick question. ‘Tell me,’ I said. ‘You are building your memories,’ he replied, ‘so make them good ones.’” ~ Ravi Zacharias Hello, Hipsters, and happy Friday! Let’s have some fun. As I …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: The Zoo

Hello, Hipsters, and welcome to the first ever: “Family Friday!” Let’s have some fun! “I remember the time an older man asked me when I was young, ‘Do you know what you are doing now?’ I thought it was some kind of trick question.  ‘Tell me,’ I said.  ‘You are building your memories,’ he replied, ‘so make them good ones.’” …

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Philippians 3: Where I Am, Have Been, & Am Going

So I know it doesn’t take much effort to make a blog post out of someone else’s words, but I have two reasons for doing this: 1)  It’s the Word of God…what words could be better?! (Isa. 40:8; 55:11; 2 Tim. 3:16-17; Heb. 4:12) 2) Why reinvent the wheel?  If it’s been said just point people to the source. I …

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More About HOPE4Hipsters

The rise of the “nones” is very much at the core for my motivation in creating HOPE4Hipsters because this is who they are. In rejecting everything, millennials have left themselves with nothing. Recognizing this is step 1.  Figuring out why they associate as “none” is the joyous journey HOPE4Hipsters embarks upon. Please watch the video contained in the site below and …

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Why Did I Say That?! (My car is so vain!)

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up. ~ George Saunders Two things in life constantly remind me of God’s humor: flatulence and irony.  And let’s face it, both can stink sometimes! Last week, I used my new car as an example of how pleased we are when things work (see “Your So Vain” post).  The benefits of enduring …

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You’re So Vain (You Probably Think This Blog Is About You!)

I recently had a car break down.  Every summer my vehicle feels the need to declare it’s hatred for me.  I’ll just be plugging along the highway with a bazillion cars behind me then, WHAMO!, all of a sudden I’m blocking rush hour traffic.  But at least I can cook eggs on the road while waiting for a tow in …