Monthly Archives: April 2011

Toothbrush Gun

“Dad, Johnny’s got his toothbrush!” “What’s he doing with his toothbrush?” “He’s using it as a gun.” A toothbrush gun, why didn’t I think of that? The kids will make guns out of anything: sticks, LEGO, bits of trash, broken … Continue reading

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Easter Prayers

Opening Prayer Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come, the everlasting one. O God, the work of eternity, accomplished on the cross is now complete and Christ is raised from the … Continue reading

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Waverly

One of the unique advantages to owning an Amazon Kindle is access to thousands of free books. Most of them are best sellers, though not of this century, or the last. It would seem though that the copyright on most … Continue reading

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Pilate in All of Us

This prayer was used for a Community Holy Week Service. It is based on Matthew 27:11-26 Fickle we are O LORD, proclaiming one day your high praise, and the next our vile curses. From the same mouth flow blessings and … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Prayer

Gracious God, as we come before you in this most holy of weeks, we pray you open our hearts and minds to the great sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Enable us to understand just how much of your love … Continue reading

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Pipe

Ben was furiously working on a new wood project last weekend, which always makes me a little nervous. “What’re you making?” “I’m making a pipe. I found a website that shows you how to make a pipe like the kind … Continue reading

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New Car Smell

There’s something about that new car smell that makes you feel good. I don’t know what it is exactly: new plastic and upholstery, fresh oil and machinery, untried rubber or some combination of all of them. New car smell is … Continue reading

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