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I’d like to use my one phone call. On second thought, never mind…

I’ve lived in Mexico for over 11 years. I’ve never understood the phone system. I’ve sometimes tried to dial a number and gave up because I couldn’t seem to make the call go through. Until 2 minutes ago, I’d never … Continue reading

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Mary, Did You Know?

One of the projects I am working on for my Christian apologetics class is to visit a temple of some other religion such as Buddhism, Hinduism, or Islam. Unfortunately or perhaps fortunately, these are pretty hard to come by where … Continue reading

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Overcomers Begin as Doubters (otherwise they wouldn’t have overcome anything!)

A quote from “Introducing Apologetics: Cultivating Christian Commitment” by James E. Taylor – “Critics, Seekers, and Doubters Audiences for Apologetics » Outline Pilate: A Critic’s Insincere Questions Pilate Models an Insincere Question (What Is Truth?) Appeal to the Mind or … Continue reading

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the goal (2016 version)

I already used “the goal” as a beginning of the year subject line, but there is more to add to that post regarding forgetting what is behind and looking to the finish line ahead. This quote: “People do not drift … Continue reading

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Captivating Excerpts – Pt. 4

I thought of you when I read this quote from A Better Freedom: Finding Life as Slaves of Christ by Michael Card – WHEN WE ARE FREED FROM OUR OLD SLAVERY to the world and bound over as slaves to … Continue reading

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the goal

Philippians 3:13-14 (ESV) Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind   and straining forward to what lies ahead,   I press on toward the goal for … Continue reading

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Guanajuato

Here are some pics from our day out as tourists today. I’ve shown pics from Guanajuato here on the blog several times in the past, but it’s too lovely not to show the fresh pics.

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