Category Archives: Tara

One Cool Sis

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To All Generations

Psalm 100 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. 2¬†Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. 3¬†Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2012

I realize it’s been a LONG time since I’ve made a “real” post on the blog. Between work, family, coaching baseball, moving, grad school, and writing my daily Bible reading thoughts, I have very little time to write “recreationally” anymore. … Continue reading

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For Tara

The prophet Isaiah spoke of one who was “acquainted with grief.” Unfortunately, for some grief is less a mere acquaintance and more an unwelcome associate, an unbidden sojourner that can’t be shaken. My sister Tara is one such individual. Our … Continue reading

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January Link Love

It’s been a while since I’ve done an “around-the-horn” link post. Lots going on in the lives of my friends that I encourage you to check out. Such as: My friend Lane has written a great blog entry entitled “Course … Continue reading

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An Overlooked Ingredient

Among other things, Paul writes the Philippians to encourage unity. He writes in 1.27-28, “Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes from Grandmother

Today, Jackson was asking to see a picture of my mother, so I got down an old photo album. In the back of the photo album, there was a stack of old papers. I started going through them: my old … Continue reading

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My Birthday Gift from Big Sis

If you want to see what my sister got me for my birthday, click here. Of course, the real gift was the surprise special delivery of said gift. Tara surprised me with a birthday lunch yesterday that was the highlight … Continue reading

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The Prayers of Two Year Olds

(Note: these pictures are kind of dated, but I thought they were appropriate.) Here’s Abby Kate’s bedtime prayer from last night. I might get some of the things out of order, but here’s the general gist (translation in parentheses): Thank … Continue reading

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Another Man, Number Three

Richard Beard, my brother-in-law My sister, Tara (my elder sibling by 10 years), began dating Richard when I was pretty young. I honestly can’t remember a time when Richard wasn’t around. I was probably a bit of a nuisance to … Continue reading

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