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Tagged With: fear

Refugees and Samaritans

Tonight’s bedtime prayers with the kids had a good “teachable moment”. I prayed that the refugee situation would end well, with all of the displaced and frightened people having their needs met. My inquisitive kids asked what refugees are, and I explained in simple terms that didn’t involve discussing terrorism, Syrian politics, or Islamic extremism. … Continue reading »

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Post-Vacation Blues

A few¬†days ago my family got home from a week-long vacation in the Poconos. My parents have a time-share villa there that belong to my grandparents for over 30 years. I went there many times as a kid, so it’s associated with a lot of good memories. Between those memories, new ones made with my … Continue reading »

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Fearless

A couple Saturdays ago we took the kids to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. It was one of our first big outings with all three kids (31mo, 17.5mo, and 1mo). Since Lily was so small (and inclined to sleep most of the day), we decided to leave her in her carrier/seat and push her around … Continue reading »

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