Tag Archives: #1Word5voices

Flash Gordon – #1Word5voices #HolySaturday #Lent #Easter

My wife gave my dad a nickname pretty early into our marriage. Whenever I would be on the phone with Mom and Dad, it was usually Mom who spoke unless I directly asked Dad a question. He would talk but … Continue reading

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Do you have good peoples? – #1Word5voices

One line I like to quote from time to time is from The Muppets Take Manhattan when Kermit is expressing how hard it is to survive in New York City.  His boss/friend, Pete (played by Louis Zorich), gives some sage … Continue reading

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Judgy eyes – #1Word5voices

Have you ever had someone give you those judgy eyes? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, see my adorable 7 year old’s impression.  Sometimes all it takes is a sideways look from someone to set off our judgemental … Continue reading

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Stick Figure Doubting – #1Word5voices

“Doubt is Faith’s ugly stepsister.” Have you ever doubted God’s existence? What about doubting whether or not God even cares about us insignificant, violent speck of a species down here? Me, too. I would love to start coining the phrase … Continue reading

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The comfort zones of diapers – #40days #Lent #1Word5voices

If you haven’t ever met Rosie G, our almost-three year old, you’re in for a treat once you do. I mean, look at this girl! You cannot deny how cute she is! MY HEART EXPLODES WITH SO MUCH JOY from … Continue reading

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Good lookin’ out! – #1Word5voices #40days #Lent

What’s a good look on you? How often do you think about that? I’m no fashionista, as you can see from this picture. It was the mid-90s, OK? There were lots of great things like flannel and ripped jeans and … Continue reading

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“The Jerk Store called” OR “The voice of a jerk calling in the wilderness” – #40days #Lent #1Word5voices

“The Jerk Store called. They’re running out of YOU!” Have you ever wanted to say something like that to people? [Or worse?] When someone is being nothing but a bag of jerks, this is what I want to exclaim. This … Continue reading

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Gathering Cats – #1Word5voices #AshWednesday #Lent #40days

One of my favorite Super Bowl commercials is for computers or a technology company, I think. It’s the one where you see a bunch of cowboys riding horses in The Great West and they’re herding. While you’re busy waiting for … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Action! — #1word5voices #40days

When I take the students in our youth ministry to the gym for a game, sometimes the lights are off.  While I make my way to find the light switches, I get a big smile as I listen to them … Continue reading

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I already looked there…. — #1word5voices #40days

Have you ever looked HIGH and LOW and HIGH again for something you know was in a the exact place you looked for it at the beginning of your search?  I do this all the time.  My wife claims that … Continue reading

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