Old people rock.

Seriously.  Old people rock.  They’re awesome. (Well, most of them anyway.  We all know a curmudgeon or two.)

The wisdom from their collective experiences is pure gold.  Unfortunately it usually takes a bit of work to mine for that gold.  Lucky for you that I’ve got some fresh from the quarry, ready to share.

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“next week’s testimony”

I read this on another blog and just loved, loved, loved it!  I couldn’t wait to plagiarize it and send it out!

Here ya go…

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My story in poem

Here is my story in poem form.
It is broken down into four parts, all are included in this one post.

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Don’t bark back.

As a parent, I’m always trying to teach my kids some lesson or another.  We’re supposed to, right?  It says so right there on page 36 in the Parenting Manual (page 2 in the Cliff Notes version).

But it seems the more I talk, the less they listen.

Jesus has many names in the Bible.  Rabbi is one that I often forget.  It means teacher.

So after my kids had yet another conflict (which resulted in an episode of R.A.W. in our living room),  I decided to let God be the teacher for once. Continue reading

Can I get a witness?!?

Yesterday I met my neighbor’s dad for the first time, and before I even learned his name he was sharing miracles God did in his life. As a retired pastor, he is still bubbling over with joy in what God has done.

I loved, loved, loved how he couldn’t keep them to himself!  Once he made a list for all to read of 22 miracles – testimonies of God supernaturally moving mountains on behalf of his family. Continue reading