Monthly Archives: February 2014

Messes Aren’t All Bad

This is a sign that my sister in law and brother in law have at their house.  I think it more aptly describes my house.  In fact, I need to have one made up in billboard size and put up … Continue reading

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DDR 2/28

The reading from James reinforces the message we heard at our bible study. Do not complain about others, that I may not be judged. How often do we find ourselves thinking about how holy or not holy someone is?  How … Continue reading

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A Better Way to Fix Pot Holes

There has to be one right?  I know it seems like I am complaining about pot holes one minute, and then about fixing them the next, but come on!  There has to be a better way to fix these things … Continue reading

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Saving Some Wool

As I had mentioned one of my sheep died.  Rather than waste the wool, I wanted to try and save as much as I could.  I haven’t yet gotten a pair of shears so I stopped at the hardware store … Continue reading

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DRR 2/27

The reading from the letter of Saint James serves as a warning to me.  Where are my treasures stored?  If they are stored here on earth the picture painted by James is a gruesome one. The gospel reading offers a … Continue reading

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DRR 2/26

In today’s reading from James we are told to seek God’s will.  This speaks to me because many times I find myself praying for what I want and then tacking on a “if it’s in Your will”.  Instead I should … Continue reading

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Another Small Step

The contractor is pretty much finished with the septic system, the only real thing left to do is finish grading and with frozen dirt that isn’t going to happen anytime soon.  Here are some pictures from the other day.   … Continue reading

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DRR 2/25

In today’s first reading from the book of James we hear, “You ask but do not receive, because you ask wrongly…”  How many times have I found myself with an unanswered prayer only to find out some amount of time … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Pot Holes!

For those of you who live in the South, this may not apply.  Spring time in Michigan is heralded by warmer weather, snow melting, and pot holes.  The bane of every driver and the cause of more than a few … Continue reading

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DRR 2/24

The things that strikes me most about the first reading from the book of James are the words disorder and selfish.  It is okay to have ambition and to want things, but when those ambitions are selfish and those desires … Continue reading

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