Category: encouragement


I had an epiphany yesterday morning while reading one of my favorite books in the world, The Valley of Vision. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a collection of Puritan prayers and devotions. As the preface to the...

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First day

I decided to give the boys a staggered start for school since they have spent a large part of the summer sleeping late and slacking off on their chores (this is my fault, not theirs).  Although our official start date is today,...

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A prayer of thanksgiving

Accept, O Lord, our thanks and praise for all that you have done for us.  We thank you for the splendor of the whole creation, for the beauty of this world, for the wonder of life, and for the mystery of love. We thank you for...

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