Of Crocs and Kids 

Adults reading familiar Bible stories:

Predictable. Safe. 

 

Kids reading familiar Bible stories:

Unpredictable. Vulnerable.

As a young mom, Lynnette recently revisited the story of Moses with her four children. Together, they pondered the dramatic moment where baby Moses was set afloat on the Nile river with nothing more than a homemade basket to protect him.  The kids expressed an intriguing range of concerns.

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Where's Our Song? 

Goodbye watermelon.

Goodbye swimming pool.

Goodbye lawn chair.

Fall comes at an exorbitant price.

For me, one of the sadder summer losses is crickets.  They speak peace to the troubled night and calm to the cacophony we call early morning.  But as I take my sunrise walks in the second half of October, the cricket symphony decrescendos dramatically.

A few courageous critters sill scrape their wings and make the music.  But as ear[...] 

Breathe Normally 

It’s one of the funniest lines—that never gets a laugh.

I refer to the safety demonstration from a flight last week:

  • This aircraft is equipped with six emergency exits...
  • Your seat cushion may be used as a flotation device...
  • Smoking in the lavatories at any time is prohibited...

Then the flight attendant rattles off this disturbing scenario: “In the event of a sudden loss in [...] 




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