Month: December 2014

Shepherd to shepherd

On November 26 our twelfth grandchild entered the world. It occurred, appropriately, just hours before Thanksgiving. Our son sent a picture of our brand new grandson cradled in his arms minutes after the birth. The baby’s eyes and his daddy’s eyes gazed into one another. There is something soul-searching in that picture; the new father […]

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Getting the Splinter Out

(guest blog by Philip Schroeder) I was cleaning out old wood. I’ve worked with wood and construction since my teens years and am fully aware what the smallest of splinters can do to my hands, even so, I usually prefer not to wear gloves. That said my hands are not nearly as toughened as they […]

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