Category Archives: Contentment

Making Lemonade out of… Lemonade

This is a story that goes back to my days working at Disneyland.  I was in outdoor vending which means that I sold popcorn, ice cream and balloons [..]

Contentment, devotional thoughts, rest ,

Remember and Cling

You will cling to the LORD your God…Joshua 23:8 The key moment in my favorite Christmas movie is when George comes to the realization that he has had [..]

Christian Living, Contentment, Uncategorized

Why are you sleeping?

Parenting has been less than fun lately.  There’s been tension in our relationship with one unnamed child and we have been struggling to maintain perspective during our daily [..]

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Is it an Ipod or a Canoe? Parenting Against the Tide

My pastor gave his final sermon last Sunday.  He’s our associate pastor.  A great guy, really good teacher and just got a job as a senior pastor of [..]

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Odd Provision – A Lesson in Trust

“I have commanded the ravens to feed you there.” 1Kings 17:4 Ravens are unclean birds.  They are on the prohibited food list in the kosher rule book.  I’m [..]

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Lessons from Elijah part 3 – Solitude

And the word of the Lord came to him, “Depart from here and turn eastward and hide yourself by the brook Cherith which is east of the Jordan.  [..]

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Uncomfortably Wealthy

One of the things that I hate about going to Target and Wal Mart here in the states is knowing that I am going to be asked to [..]

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God Has Better Plans

When your kid doesn’t get that award…..but God has better plans A guest post by Jen This past Monday was the first grade awards ceremony (Josh is in [..]

Adoption, Christian Living, Contentment, theology ,

Untangling the Wires

Don’t look behind my TV.  It’s a fine TV – not as big as some, but it does play Lakers games in stunning HD and we are grateful [..]

Christian Living, Contentment, Religion, rest

The Waiting Room – on contentment & faith filled rest

This morning I woke up at 4 AM.  I’d like to say it’s because I recognize my need to spend a couple of hours of in prayer before [..]

Christian Living, Contentment, Religion, rest