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Halfway Sick

The soldiers storming the beaches of Normandy didn’t stay home because they had the sniffles.

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Old Money

It seems, from my limited perspective and time involved in missions, that older people find it harder to raise support.

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The Ketchup Conviction

One time I witnessed a very wise father who opened a pack of gummy candies, took two, and said, “Gotta pay your taxes.”

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Perspective!

It’s like your lens gets zoomed out wider and wider and you begin to realize that all the little things that looked so big to you are actually just a small part of a much bigger picture.

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Quarrelsome Instagram Health Nuts

Instagram Health Nuts tend to be quite quarrelsome and irritable about things, especially gluten, sugar, dairy, artificial coloring, or being fat.

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An Airplane Mechanic’s Guide to Raising Children

A blog full of great child rearing tips like Cleaning and Corrosion Control, Read the Manuals, Calibrate Your Instruments, etc.

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Getting Old & Being Mature About It

I watched all my nose hairs perform a synchronized dance with my lungs. It looked like the furry back of a buffalo rippling in the savannah wind. I sighed. It was time for a nose hair trimmer.

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You Are Called to Be Involved

Being a missionary is a serious calling but it’s a calling that shouldn’t be uncommon in the Christian community.

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Tools of the Trade

Snap-on wrenches are high paid lawyers flying around in helicopters. Pittsburgh wrenches, on the other hand, are like relatives who watch a lot of lawyer shows and actually do a decent job if you only deal with the occasional traffic citation.

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You Can’t Outrun A Game Camera

Halfway through my shower I was lathered head to toe in cheap body wash when the shower abruptly stopped. The water supply had run out! Matt must have forgotten to hook up the water. I was standing there wide eyed and shivering. What now?