The Largeness of God in a Small World

The Largeness of God in a Small World

When we quip it's a small world, usually it is about the coincidence of knowing the same person, attending the same meeting in college but not having known each other at the time, traveling to the same place at the same time, and so on. But for our family and the Reynolds family, it's a small world is a reminder of the largeness of our God and how he sees fit to intertwine stories in a way we never would have imagined...

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Pierced Ears and Making the Tough Decisions

Pierced Ears and Making the Tough Decisions

In our house, we have periodic discussions about pierced ears, specifically whether or not the ten-year-old can get hers pierced. 

It's not a question of morality or appropriate age, many of Caroline's friends have pierced ears. For us it's a question of responsibility and a ten-year-old who is notorious for loosing small items. It's also a question of if mom and dad want to find the lost items in the bottoms of their bare feet. 

Recently, however, Caroline changed the conversation...

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Balance

Balance

I've been at war with myself for some months. Maybe for some year.

It's a war of two very clear callings I feel placed on my life. A calling to be a community builder, to fight for social justice and against injustice and to do so in order to share the Good News. And a calling to be a mother and a wife. A mother and wife through a strange and twisty road I never expected, but its strange twistyness makes it clear and certain...

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