Tag Archives: prayer

God cares about running shoes

I’m currently in the process of recovering from knee surgery and slowly getting back out on the streets and sidewalks of Kalkaska, building up my walking (and soon, running!) stamina. Before surgery I was walking 3-4 miles, several times a … Continue reading

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Taxes and the Electric Cheetah

The first time I met my tax guy at his office, I think he might have enjoyed offering me lunch: “Let’s head to the Electric Cheetah.” I know he saw the expression of alarm on my face when he laughed…”It’s … Continue reading

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I started a club!

I hate waking up early. I have never been one of those guys who embraces the early morning hours of any given day. Honestly, I have always been jealous of “those guys” who can get up 7 hours before the … Continue reading

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5 Lessons from living with uncertainty

Living with uncertainty is not an easy task! Here are five lessons I’ve learned (some the hard way!) about how to navigate life when it seems like uncertainty is the only certainty. Continue reading

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Finally 4!

You probably noticed that we’re starting to wear our big-boy pants. You know, the ones that have a zipper and a button, not just an elastic waistband? Sure, they still have the adjustable stretchy thing on the inside, but all … Continue reading

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Regardless…what I learned, when God didn’t.

Obviously I enjoy writing a blog, but I also enjoy reading blogs. When I come across one that really hits the mark for me, I love sharing it with you so you can add another one to your reading list. … Continue reading

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Two years ago we began preparing for THIS day!

On March 20th, 2013, right around 5pm, we pulled into the back driveway of a snowy Lake Ann Camp, having just completed a 2,500 mile van ride from Salem, Oregon. We had spent five days on the road seeing family … Continue reading

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When God gives you a stop sign

Today when I woke up, I laid in bed for a few extra minutes, thinking about the roller coaster weekend Traci and I just finished. I didn’t have to get out of bed right away, because — with the exception … Continue reading

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How routine is your routine?

When Traci and I vacation, I love to have a very loose schedule with some super relaxed guidelines. I don’t want to fill every inch of my schedule with activity, instead, I want the freedom to do, or not do … Continue reading

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Are you being bold?

By Joe Castaneda I’ve become convinced that “bold” is one of those words that can go either way — you can like it or hate it depending on how you’ve seen it used in your life. Sometimes boldness is the … Continue reading

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