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When Serving Jesus Looks Like Work For Everyone Else

 Photo Credit: Isaac Stone www.internationalbrofari.com My arms hurt from reaching waaayyyy up to the very top of the windows. “What the heck,” I thought to myself, “Why would people press their faces up against the glass? Or anoint the windows with oil? Do they have any idea how much work this makes for the people […]

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Why I’m Going To Be Jesus For Halloween

Every year, without fail, someone writes a long, poignant, and pointed list of reasons why they hate Halloween and why you are EVUL for celebrating this god-forsaken holiday with all it’s culture of death and glorification of witchery stuff. Photo Credit: Dillon Stone  www.internationalbror Frankly, I tend to agree and we, the husband and I, […]

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We Are #Ferguson

Photo: NBC news   People confuse me, they always have. I mean, I’m a People, and I confuse ME! Sadly, human beings aren’t logic games with an answer key at the end.   And I don’t believe there is an “underneath it all basically good” version of us.  That would be contrary to a recurring theme […]

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When Marriage Fails But You Don’t

I woke up this morning, insanely early, and all I could think about was you, my friend, and how crazy I am about you. Three games of spider solitaire and a cotton-headed stroll through my FB feed didn’t put a dent in the buzz in my heart and mind so, I’m here, on my couch in […]

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Why #howtodad is better than Nascar and how advertising is usually insulting

  So, the other day, sitting next to my husband at the local theater, small popcorn and Hydroflasks at the ready, we unfortunately were forced, for the sake of the upcoming film, to sit through the last few minutes of the INTERMINABLE (that means it feels like a form of torture used in the Spanish Inquisition) […]

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