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THANKFUL THURSDAY: 4 Ways To Enjoy Your Life

Hello, Hipsters and welcome to Thankful Thursday! Preface: This week, a family in my church held a memorial for a loved one who passed way before her time. We hear of these stories all the time and the steady sadness wrings us dry, making us brittle and cracked. Been there?  Are you there?  How has life been treating you lately?  …

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THANKFUL THURSDAY: My Son Elias

“At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest …

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THANKFUL THURSDAY: My Daughter Elianna

Hello, Hipsters! It’s “Thankful Thursday!” “At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like …

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THANKFUL THURSDAY: My Daughter Emery

Hello, Hipsters! It’s “Thankful Thursday!” “At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like …

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THANKFUL THURSDAY: 3 Ways I Am Thankful (For My Spouse)

Hello, Hipsters, and welcome to the first ever: “Thankful Thursday!” My wife and I just celebrated 9 years of marriage earlier this week! This entry could honestly go on and on.  To adequately do it justice, this would be an unending post and yet it still would somehow be incomplete. So in an effort to be brief, I will simply …

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We’re All Losers: Powerball Pimping and Market Volatility

“I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” ~ Philippians 4:11b-13 Dreams were shattered…Hope was suffocated…Inspiration was numbed…Disappointment …

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50 Shades To Weigh

“You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world.”  (Mt. 5:14) Preface: Do you enjoy your sense of vision? Seriously.  Are you grateful for your ability to see, or is it so commonplace that this question seems absurd? I got my first pair of glasses at age 10.  I could NOT believe the world I saw after stepping out …