Graduation

Education after Graduation

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1) I am in the phase of life in which many family get-togethers focus on someone’s graduation from high school or college. With six grandchildren born between 1994 and 1999, there have been multiple graduation events in recent years. I think back to my graduation days and realize how much I did not yet know when I walked across the […]

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Armchair Care

Armchair Care for Creation

The official Earth Day was last Sunday. More than ever, creation calls us to to make every day Earth Day. Small changes yield big results. If enough of us adjust our ways just a little, we can make a huge, positive difference for the natural creation that sustains all life on Earth. We can make small changes in what we buy, taking into consideration how it was made, where it was made, how it is packaged, […]

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Environmental Stewardship

Why We Should All Care About Creation

“Do we really want to go back to when rivers caught fire?” That is the question Lisa Brenskelle asks when engaged in discussions why we need to do a better job of caring for the environment. By day she is a Research and Development project manager working in Oil and Gas. When she’s not at work she stays busy with her husband, Elmer Ledesma, sharing ideas and resources for individuals and congregations that want to […]

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Earth Day 2018

Earth Day is April 22. We still need a national day to pay tribute to Mother Nature. I grew up overlooking Lake Erie from my second floor bedroom in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cuyahoga River winds its U-shaped way through the heart of downtown, emptying into the lake. We were banned from swimming in Lake Erie for several years because the lake was so polluted our parents were sure we’d get polio if we swam in […]

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Margo Johnson - That Little Voice

How Many Marriages Are Too Many? (Guest Post)

This blog about marriage was first posted on my friend Margo Johnson’s That Little Voice site. We’re coming up on June, a popular month for weddings and marriage anniversaries. We just celebrated Easter – the annual reminder that the end isn’t always the end. Sometimes, what seems a disaster is really the beginning of something much, much better. Thanks for sharing, Margo. ==================== How many marriages are too many? by Margo Johnson of That Little Voice I […]

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