Family God Moments

Our Family’s Journey to Find God in the Everyday


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To love as He loves

On Easter morning, we wake up early and get dressed in pretty, pastel colors. We eat big, elaborate brunches and search for colored eggs in the now green grass. We stand together in our churches, filled with fragrant flowers and adorned with white and gold. We proclaim “He is Risen! He is Risen indeed!” And we believe it.

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The risen Christ – my God for all occasions!

This has been a week of extremes.

The week started with Palm Sunday; the remembrance of the moment Jesus rode into Jerusalem amongst his adoring disciples and followers. We celebrate with a loud, Hosanna filled worship service, complete with palm branches and praise music. (The kids loved it – though it took constant monitoring to be sure palm branches were not used to hit other people!)

Shouting Hosanna on Palm Sunday

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My grumpy attitude is NOT Christ-like!

I felt abnormally grumpy earlier this week. I have no real explanation. I certainly tried to come up with reasons – the cold, rainy weather, or the impending busy-ness at work, or my own lack of motivation.  But none of these things actually explained it. I just felt grumpy.

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MY LENTEN “SACRIFICE” – What Giving up Facebook Helped me Realize about Faith

It is no coincidence that I launched this blog right after Easter… I gave up Facebook for Lent.

For some this might seem like no big deal. For others, the thought is catastrophic!! For me, I found it to be quite freeing.

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MY “AH-HA MOMENT” – How being a parent helps me understand God’s love

I was fortunate to have a lot of those memorable, mountain-top God moments in my young adult life. I attended youth gatherings in high school, led bible study for my peers in college, had countless God moments with kids and co-workers at a Christian summer camp. I knew God, I understood who God was for me.

At least that is what I thought…

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