the list(s)

January has arrived!

And ushering in with it is not only another New Year

but the many, many, many, scribbled lists of promises made.

(Usually tied to a resolution for permanent change.)

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Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

I have been reading, all across the cyber-sphere, the many, many, many lists.

For change.

For improvement.

For enlightenment. Continue reading “the list(s)”

sing second!

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Our son celebrating a sing-second moment.

“Singing second”

is perhaps the most prized moment in the football career of a player

at one of the service academies.

 

The tradition after games between the Military Academies is for the “Alma Mater” of both teams to be performed by the respective school bands with the teams standing together at attention. The anthem of the losing team is performed first, then the anthem of the winning team is performed second. Continue reading “sing second!”

show & tell

 

 

 

show people more of what you’re for

and less of what you’re against

 

 

 

it’s a 3hugs&blessings thursday and these are for the 3 subtle ways in which…

He has formed me.  

And I do so verily pray you may be equally encouraged when you read them too!

 

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.” John 13:34

“…Which commandment is the first of all?”  Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear O Israel:  The Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’  The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’  There is no other commandment greater than these.”  Luke 12:28-31

“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.  Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid.” John 14:27

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