November 2015 archive

Online Advent Calendar 2015

Online Advent Calendar 2015 (This appears to be from the Catholic church. I’m not Catholic, but the ideas are good.) It’s a Shape Christmas

Christmas Presence: Giving What We Need and Want Most by Charles Moore

I came across a very nice Christmas story, titled, Christmas Presence: Giving What We Need and Want Most. It is written by Charles Moore. Here is an Audio Recording of the story. (.m4a file) (On an iPad, you may need to download it.) The text of the story can be found at: I know …

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This is not a Day Care. This is a University!

This is Not a Day Care. It’s a University!

Missions Is Worth the Mess Quotes:  Because we believe in the “already,” we can more readily and joyfully accept the messiness of the “not yet.” —- The Scriptures tell me that: I have to lose my life in order to find it. (Matthew 16:25) I have to count the cost of serving him. (Luke 14:25–33) Success isn’t always what …

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Embrace your holy desire for greatness one small act of service at a time

The truly great over-focus on serving.  Many good points…

66 Books of the Bible – using symmetry to memorize

I’d like to eventually memorize the names of all 66 books of the Bible. (Update: I have now memorized the names. Additional mnemonics and memory devices are listed in the PDF below.) Here’s the structure: Old Testament: 17 + 5 + 17 (the 5 in the middle being the 5 poetry books) To break it down …

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Three Myths about *Finding a Spouse*

I’m not sure where I first heard this, and I can’t find it, so I’m restating it here. Myths about Finding a Spouse and Marriage There is a perfect spouse out there for you. (You should look for that perfect spouse.) Your spouse will fulfill your needs and your married life will be great. If …

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