Category Archives: randomness

Happy Halloween! And almost November…

Crazy how the months have gone. I remember several times this summer thinking that time just floated by without me realizing how much time has passed. And this autumn is┬áno different. October is almost over. Literally, in less than 12 hours it will be November. And Daylight Savings Time ends. Yup, turn back clocks an …

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5.5.15

So it has been waaaaay too long since I posted anything! Sad face for the chaos that has been my life that led me to veg out on the couch, take extra naps, or spend a lot of time losing myself in other stories (books, movies, tv shows, etc) But I return to the interwebs …

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Blood moon lunar eclipse

i am up at a time i typically claim doesn’t exist on my clock but totally worth it #2 of the tetrad of lunar eclipses in 2014-2015 blood moon this morning and i am praising God that the sky is brilliant stellar, in fact the sky is filled with bright stars and an unusual moon …

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Ah storms

So I type this on my phone since I have no electricity in my house, which means no internet on larger devices As I sit with the only light from candles and an oil lamp, I have a few thoughts 1. I’m not sure how I would survive like this for a long time. I …

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in like a lion

march arrived with a wind chill warning attached to the -25 degree temp this morning. if you don’t know what that is like, be grateful. i love cold but the frigid air plus wind is another story my hopes for march: – stop dropping below zero. seriously would love to not see negative temps anywhere …

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ministry in the mess

this has been a tough week i never cease to be amazed at how life gets messy and yet in the mess is where we encounter God life gets messy when painful events happen life gets messy when we have huge to-do lists and only so many hours life gets messy when we realize we …

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today’s thinkings

so today i’ve had a lot of thoughts rumbling through my mind. this is especially nice since for the last few days i’ve been just under the weather enough to function but not really process deep thoughts. so i guess i’m making up for it by having numerous thoughts percolating at once. 1. being sick …

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1.4.14

So here is my short reflection on last year: awesome. Longer reflection: – I survived both January and November as a solo pastor with 7 congregations. In between those months I worked with a fun interim. And for the last month, the parish administrator and I have been weaning in a new lead pastor into …

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Beauty of the Great Plains

I will admit to being biased. I love the prairie. I love being able to see for miles. I love the wide open sky. I love wind and fresh air. I especially love being caught off guard and catching my breath when I see the beauty of God’s creation.

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11.12.13

So I really should be sleeping since I have an early start for what is likely to be a long day, but I had to share the fun date: 11.12.13 Oh, in case anyone worried, I survived another two weeks as a solo pastor. But Dec 2 I should be back to the lesser of …

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