Monthly Archives: December 2008

Commencement is Just That

Final assignment in Leadership for the EMBA program asks us to be prepared with a 4 minute thoughtful summary of our answers to some questions. First, the questions: 1. What did you intend to learn in the process of earning … Continue reading

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End 08 Great – Frugal & Fabulous Christmas

This is Decembers End 08 Great challenge at Happty to be @ Home. While I didn’t post about this earlier, I am doing a pretty good job at this one. I created a Christmas list and then pared it down … Continue reading

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I teach Sunday School this month. We follow the Standard Lesson series. This quarter (which starts in December, go figure) is looking at 12 people who responded with faith and obedience to God’s call. The first lesson, today’s, was about … Continue reading

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Battling Unbelief review

I chose Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure by John Piper to be the devotion book that we reviewed at our annual women’s beach retreat in November. It is the eight application chapters out of a longer work … Continue reading

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Saturday Humor

I got this from 5 Minutes for Moms, it is great! I figured that it was the time of year that we all needed to brush up on our Christmas Newsletter writing skills (or at least those of us who … Continue reading

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Little Britches and The Place to Be (reviews)

I had time over Thanksgiving weekend to read Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers and I loved it! It is the simple story of a boy when his family of seven moves from New England to Colorado for the father’s … Continue reading

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Bare Your Bookshelf

I found this information today, thank you Julie. Christian Resources International has a program to send Bibles to pastors and others who do not have access to one. Operation Bare Your Bookshelf is seeking to get “extra” Bibles off the … Continue reading

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Another cat update – we sent BluRay back

Well, it hasn’t worked out like we hoped. BluRay and Bluetooth seemed to be getting along a little bit better, but last night there were a few more episodes of hissing. Plus, BluRay hasn’t used the CatGenie for a few … Continue reading

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Mercy for the impetuous

I admit one of my spiritual battles is accepting that I get God’s grace when I mess up. I don’t know why this is so hard for my heart to figure out. I know it in my head and would … Continue reading

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Hymns to know

I got this from Justin Taylor’s blog. I want to do this. Luckily, November is a hymn I already know 80% by heart. Josh Harris explains that Covenant Life Church released a CD last week entitled How Sweet the Sound featuring ten hymns … Continue reading

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