Monthly Archives: August 2010

Three Wheeling

     I remember learning to ride a bike.  My father bought me a tricycle first.  It was red with white handle bar caps and streamers at the end.  I loved that bike and rode it until the seat would no longer stay on the bike—at least not without careful maneuvering.  So, daddy declared it unsafe […]

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Firefighters

In my household being a volunteer fireman is extremely important.   My husband,Tom is a fireman as well as the Chaplin for the unit.  My oldest son Jordan (he is 21) is a fireman and my youngest son, Taylor (he is 15) is a junior firefighter.  I am very proud of all three of them, but […]

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Confessions of a Former Pit Dweller

Since Crosseyed Living’s conception, I have written from where God is teaching me.  So, when I write about gossiping, failure to listen, etc.,  it’s because God has spoken to me personally–about MY issues.  This is because I suffer from “plank-eyeism” (Matthew 7:3, NIV).  In other words, I have enough of my own issues that keep me […]

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Hereditary?

First let me say thank you to all of you for your prayers during my surgery.  I am slowly recovering and dealing with all of the issues that go along with a major surgery.  Please continue to pray as I heal and gain strength. I went to the surgeon today for my pre-op appointment.  She […]

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Father, I’m Listening

During the run of “Frasier,” one of TV’s most successful sitcoms, Dr. Frasier Crane often began his radio station program with “Good Morning Seattle, this is Frasier Crane, I’m listening.”  This statement often opened the door to many conversational adventures.  Listening is so underrated.  I mean, it’s often after the fact that we say, “If […]

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Choppy Waters

A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be […]

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Gossip Girl?

I have never been one to gossip.  Sure, periodically, there has been the occasional slip here and there.  Nevertheless, I managed to stay off the “vine” and out of it (at least on a full-time basis).  Well, lately, I seem to ask one too many questions about…..whatever, and before I know it…well you can piece  the rest […]

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New Ministry Frontier

I have recently become a “Facebook” user.  This media phenomenon has opened a whole new world of networking!  I have connected with old classmates, found long lost friends and family,  and  it helps me stay in touch with many people that I wouldn’t ordinarily be in contact with daily.   My friends list reaches from next […]

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