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Christian from the Margins

Everybody wants to be at the center. Except for a few. (more…)

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Doing Without In A Culture of More or, A Mashup of Sacks, Micheli, Kriz, and Rohr

We train our children early how to expect more. Later we prod them to temper their appetites and do with less. Unlearning what it feels like to have more poses more of a difficulty than we realize. The same is true when after establishing habits of more we hear Jesus' call for less. (more…)

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Cancer and Tamed Cynic or, Jason Goes On the Offensive

I don't know if he has a face for radio, but he has a voice for preaching. It was the voice I heard on a podcast some time back that caught my attention. His words did not hurt either. But it was the voice. (more…)

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What Is In Your Brown Package or, Tuttle’s Gee Spot

Gee as in “Gee Whiz.” Or, “Gee I never knew.” Maybe, “Gee Willikers, Look what came in the mail!” (more…)

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Salt In the Wound or, Evidence That Reading Is a Lost Art

If reading is fundamental, interpretation is impossible without it. When an interpretation is offered apart from reading a text the interpreter is rupturing his or her own ideology. (more…)

Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day Mom

Few people I know give like my Mom does. Maybe Chapman would suggest it is her primary love language. If he is right that means giving is part of her DNA.

Some would argue that is an inherently maternal trait. Could be. But, this characteristic extends to more than family. We grew up watching Mom give to friends.

Today is our day to give honor our Mother’s. I want to honor a generous heritage. Not often did/does she say no when asked for help – not sure I remember a time.

Happy Mother’s Day Mom.

We love you.

Hurry, Mother’s Day Giveaway – Oikoshandmade

Here’s the deal. There are 18 hours left in the latest giveaway at Oikoshandmade – ends at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning. What have you chosen for “Mom” for Mother’s Day? Get in on this giveaway for a classic handmade Summer Chain Necklace.

The Rules

Head over to Oikoshandmade’s Facebook Fan Page. You receive one entry when you “Like” the page. Recommend Oikoshandmade to your Friends. Each friend who Like’s the page and leaves a comment that “you” suggested they “Like” the page will reward you with another entry. The more suggestions, the greater your chances.

If you are already a “Fan” of Oikoshandmade, suggest the page to your Friends. Each Friend who “Likes” the page earns you a chance in the giveaway. Remind your Friends to leave a comment that you “sent” them over.

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