August 19, 2019

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Have you ever stopped to consider how much you don’t know? It’s pretty staggering.  I don’t know what my life will look like in five years, or even tomorrow for that matter. I don’t know what my kids will be when they grow up. I don’t know how to keep a...

August 12, 2019

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When my oldest was little, one of his favorite bedtime books was Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go. It’s the story of a little boy in a pair of yellow pajamas who sets out on into the world encountering all sorts of crazy adventures and a few setbacks along the way. After...

August 5, 2019

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If you have boys, chances are Legos have invaded every crevice of your home. Despite countless attempts to create an organizational system that will keep them contained in one place, far from your bare feet, you still regularly find yourself hopping on one foot, writhing in pain, and asking God...

July 29, 2019

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Waiting to see a doctor, waiting for the light to turn green, waiting to check out at Publix, waiting for food at a restaurant. Everyday life is full of waiting. Thankfully, the waiting we endure in these situations is short and the end is usually in sight. Waiting on God is a different story...

July 22, 2019

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Can you believe that the start of the school year is right around the corner? If you haven’t embarked on that summer family beach adventure, now is the time. If you have kids, make sure you rent a U-haul for all of the beach toys, chairs, cooler, umbrella, boogie boards – basically...

July 15, 2019

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There are two very important components to any fine art museum. The first, of course, is the art itself. That’s what people pay to see. That’s what they remember. That’s what goes on the refrigerator magnets and key chains in the gift shop. The second important component is...

July 8, 2019

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Due to the 4th of July holiday, the committee did not meet last week. We’ll meet you back here on Monday, July 15th for the next update.

July 1, 2019

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“I’ll have a grande, triple, no foam, extra hot, almond milk latte with one and a half pumps of sugar free vanilla syrup, two Splenda, a splash of heavy cream, a light but noticeable caramel drizzle, and a dusting of cinnamon. And could you put it in a venti cup with one ice...

June 24, 2019

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There is an old Quaker way of praying that helps shed some light on what it means to trust God with this search process, and every other aspect of our lives. Sitting with your hands open and palms up in front of you, the prayer is, “Whatever You put in my hands, Lord, I will...

June 17, 2019

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You arrive at the dentist. You haven’t been in a while, so you’re given some paperwork to fill out. You fill in all the banks and check all the boxes with great ease until you get to the question, “How often do you floss?” You are now facing a moral dilemma. You know the...

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