Author Archives: scottknowlton

Upside down

Diane and I flew back from Houston on Friday from serving with Samaritan’s Purse for a week.  Sometimes it was hard to tell sea from sky.  I could see how pilots could get confused.  I think I remember hearing that … Continue reading

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Does the weed killer recipe work?

For the last few years I have wondered if this homemade weed killer recipe really works.  I understand the concept.  Salt kills weeds.  Vinegar absorbs the salt.  And the dawn dish washing liquid would add a little stickiness to prevent … Continue reading

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Comparing yourself to others

We were on a mission trip to New Bern, NC last week with Samaritan’s Purse.  Samaritan’s Purse is there helping people recover from historic flooding last fall.  The insulation in the crawlspace had to be replaced.  Fortunately it had already … Continue reading

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Like a mosquito to a bug zapper

I am often in the church kitchen, so much so that I frequently call it my office.  I will be in there today preparing Chicken Parmesan for tonight’s dinner.  Sometimes a fly will get in to the church kitchen, and … Continue reading

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Bloom Where You’re Planted

This morning I noticed a flowering weed poking up out of a crack in the concrete in the back stairwell of the church.  I could not help but think of the phrase, “Bloom where you are planted”.  I am convinced … Continue reading

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Whatever it takes to get to Jesus

At a recent church function I was walking through the hallway and came upon a little girl who would not be denied a drink at the water fountain.  I know kids like to drink at water fountains.  This particular little … Continue reading

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We’re all impacted by the cross

It has been over a month since my last blog post.  And typically my blog is taking an everyday thing and putting a Jesus spin on it.  Today it’s not cute, but rather a simple warning. Then he called the … Continue reading

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