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Monday Muse | lessons from trips to the moon

  There are many things I’ve learned from trips to the moon… like: how to be a kid again. my list of tasks (desires) can wait for 15 minutes (the amount of time it takes to flight to the moon). stuffed animals don’t need spacesuits. when you fly to the moon, your attitude changes (for… Read more »

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blessed beyond measure

I am blessed. Even through the hardest week, roughest day, longest month… I am blessed. It is so easy to only focus on our blessings today, and maybe the past year or two… none of that compares.  To knowing Jesus, there really is nothing that compare to knowing Jesus Christ and walking with HIM through… Read more »

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subtle or visible

Two concepts that I am working on as a Dad recently is identifying the right leadership needed at the right time …. 1) subtle leadership  (unaware they are being led). 2) visible leadership  (AWARE they are being led). I’m finding that subtlety is the hardest avenue to take in leading kids… and right now I’m leaning… Read more »

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who invented the social network?

I’ve taken the dive into twitter… I just tested the waters a while back and got my toe wet… but now I think I’m all in (with boundaries of course). As I was watching the tsunami stuff today on the news, I decided look and see what people were tweeting about… how much of our… Read more »

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oh the smell.

Yesterday morning prior to heading off to work, Levi (18 months old) and I were able to spend some quality time together. Together we explored as much as the main floor of our house allowed, he climbed things and ran around (and I did with him). Then suddenly there was a smell, and if you… Read more »

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knowing dad.

I came home for lunch today and one of the first things that my Son Levi did was run up to me and started tapping my leg (where my cell phone rested in my pocket) and said ‘phone….. phone….. phone’. It didn’t strike me until i got back to my office that he knew me… Read more »

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change

  Lesley [my wife] to Roman [our resident 3 year old] when he was upset about the change of routine: “Roman, God never changes.” — Roman: “But he does, when Jesus died on the cross, his hands changed.”

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a Christmas ‘slow-down’

  Much of the midwest received a massive blast of snow and wind over the Christmas Holiday…  In my opinion, it was a great reminder (forced albeit) to slow down and enjoy the season and Family / Friends.  Let’s just remember to slow down this next year too….  just a freindly reminder:  Areas we should all slow down… Work… Read more »

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Levi Update #2

  Levi is home and back to his normal self (antagonizing his brother) as of 11:00am this morning. Thank you for all the calls, visits, emails, and support. It is a blessing to know there are so many that support our family! Jason & Lesley

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Levi Update

This morning our son Levi fell and hit his head on a dresser. He started to vomit shortly after so we took him to the pediatrician to have him looked over. He seemed fine (in good spirits) and vitals were good so we headed home (from Norfolk, NE). While Lesley was getting his off at home he… Read more »