Category Archives: Things to Think On

Love your neighbor – but how?

We were out in our yard one sunny afternoon, and noticed a throng of people, big and small, down by the retention pond for our neighborhood.  Apparently at least one person was fishing in it, because our next door neighbor … Continue reading

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Little Bunny Foo Foo

So Thing Two came home a day or two ago singing that familiar song that we all grew up with, “Little Bunny Foo Foo”. I smiled as he sang, and sang along with him.  But suddenly my song ground to … Continue reading

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You Lose

Brian and I were out and about a couple of days ago running errands.  While we were driving, I noticed a shiny white Audi with a personalized license plate that read, “YOULOSE”.  Hmm.  That’s got some attitude behind it.  “You … Continue reading

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New direction? How about a whole new map?

Yeah, you know all that thinking I was doing about maybe taking a new direction?  Well, God has an interesting way of opening doors when He sees fit to do so. A couple of weeks ago, I lost that new … Continue reading

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What makes work meaningful? And other intellectual exercises

One of the questions I was asked to answer in the book I’m reading is what do you think meaningful work is.  What does the world think meaningful work is. Is this meaningful work? Is this? How about this: I … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions.

I’ve had my current job for just over two years.  Some things have gone on that have made me question whether I belong there, and so I put out a few feelers regarding other opportunities.  Lo and behold, one of … Continue reading

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A God-Sized Dream

Do you have dreams?  Not necessarily the kind we have while we’re sleeping, but dreams of doing something different,  being something different, taking your life in a whole different direction. For a long time, I forgot how to dream. My … Continue reading

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