August 2014

I Need Them

August 25, 2014

Today I offer a guest post written by a friend of mine, Luci from Canada. I taught summer Bible school in Alberta a few years ago and was lucky enough to stay with Luci and her family. Besides being name twins, she and I discovered many ways in which we are alike–from big plans to dreams of travel to a love for words. She writes: …

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School Begins in Corner of Church Basement

August 18, 2014

In May, a member of my little country church brought it up. “A school? What do you think about a school?” In June, we decided to try it. In July, they asked me to be the teacher. In August, my brother-in-law, Jeff, built the classroom in a corner of our church basement. In September, we will start. My church used to have a school when …

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The Unlucky Rich of La Jolla

August 11, 2014

La Jolla, California. A hilly seaside community located along the Pacific Coastline. Mild climate; surrounded by beaches; funded by businesses in lodging, dining, shopping, software, finance, real estate, bio-engineering, medical practice, and scientific research; home of high art, education, and culture; birthplace of the country’s affluent. “From world-class shopping to one-of-a-kind dining,” La Jolla’s official web site reads. “Shimmering ocean views to timeless landmarks. Beach …

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