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The battle between extravagance & simplicity

When I think of the incarnation, I think about two things. Extravagance and simplicity. Extravagance because God chose, as deity, to cloak Himself in humanity. What an over-the-top extravagant gift! Simplicity because Jesus was born to a simple family in a simple manger with basic human needs like us. He didn’t live an extravagant life. […]

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How to be a “Gladitude” family

One day (a long time ago) I asked my youngest daughter to clean her room. I expected a whine or a huff, but instead she exclaimed, “Mommy, I’d be gladitude.” She didn’t know it then as she morphed glad to and attitude in one nice little word, but she started me down a trail toward […]

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