Today, Monday, April 15, as I sat down to write this week’s post I received a call from my husband. “Jen,” he said, “You need to turn on Fox News right now. There’s been an explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.”

I left my computer and turned on the television. For several minutes, I stood and stared at the TV, as chaotic images of innocent people, hurt and in pain, flashed across the screen.

My husband and I are both runners. We’ve both crossed the finish line

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A calculated game...


I absolutely DEVOUR books. I am constantly crowd-sourcing new reads and adding them to my NookColor or stuffing hard copies in my book bag.

I love to read! Read, read, read, I say.

So when the Hunger Games trilogy was suggested as a good read, I naturally assumed it would be and grab the entire trilogy. If I’m reading the first book, psychologically, whether I like them or not, I’m committed to the series.

I’m weird like that.

So in book club the other day, there

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Confessions of a Peace Lover...

The end of 2011 found me thinking about two of my peace loving friends I’ve come to appreciate so much. Yes, they love peace, but they will tell you they were a part of some pretty fierce battles in their day!

Pastor Jim has an eyewitness account of the bombing at Pearl Harbor and fought on the beaches of Normandy. Evangelist Fred can tell you of spiritual battles he faced before revival meetings. Both are preachers and teachers of the word. Both are men who have seen the benefit

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