Category Archives: Obstacles

Active Dry Yeast

This week some of us mixed up and baked a couple of batches of pepperoni rolls.  We are selling them in a couple of weeks to raise money for a mission we support in Haiti.  In the two batches we … Continue reading

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There has to be a reason

While in New Hampshire in May Diane bought a new, larger, decorative “sock” for the niger seed, or thistle seed.  The sock is a long mesh sack that holds these very small seeds that the goldfinches like.  For some reason, … Continue reading

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The UMC and Chock full o’ Nuts

They just liked the name, even though it was no longer representative of their product.  Continue reading

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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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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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What will replace the self checkouts?

Yesterday was a tough decision about cancelling church.  Last week we had one consolidated worship at 11.  This week, after the plowing left a wet parking lot and with the temperature plummeting throughout the day which would have left the … Continue reading

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