Out of the Mouths of Babes

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Last week I watched a video that brought me joy and laughter.  It was with a 7-year-old boy named Tariq.  Tariq lives in South Dakota and loves corn.  Rather than me describing the video, please take a moment to watch it (the link is below).  Tariq describes corn in a new way.  I only heard… Continue Reading Out of the Mouths of Babes

Looking Back

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This past Sunday was a momentous day in the world of sports. The NFL season kicked off with several games pitting quarterbacks against their former teams.  Two games went into overtime.  As the Major League Baseball season draws to a close, races for the pennant are becoming more exciting. For the first time ever, at… Continue Reading Looking Back

God’s Light

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I am hoping that this Fall we are returning to the routine of in-person church.  I’m not sure if it’s true for you, but I think I took Sunday mornings and what happened in worship for granted.  During the worst part of the pandemic, I missed the singing the most.  Zoom is not really good… Continue Reading God’s Light

They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love

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Often when I am online, searching for information about people, places, and movies, the search engines I use inform me that by answering a few short questions, they can tell me who I am and what I like to do.  Some questionnaires are about my knowledge of t.v. or movie trivia.  Others are designed to… Continue Reading They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love

I Believe, Help my Unbelief

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Last weekend I began watching the film Thirteen Lives which chronicled the rescue of twelve Thai soccer players and their coach who were trapped in the Tham Luang cave when monsoon-like rains began, and the cave flooded.  Because a portion of the film is in Thai, and I had to read the closed captions, it… Continue Reading I Believe, Help my Unbelief

Psalm 8:3

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“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,” Psalm 8:3 Long before there were films like The Right Stuff, Apollo 13, and Hidden Figures, I have been an amateur astronomer.  My sister Gretchee would often wake my sister Lynn and me to watch… Continue Reading Psalm 8:3

Blockbusters

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Summer 2022 has begun. Each year Hollywood studios seek to bring us films that will break box office records and set new standards for the best movies of this (or any) Summer. I can’t possibly list all of the movies that have changed my Summers, but I offer a few Each of these films, and… Continue Reading Blockbusters

Immersion

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On Friday, I will be attending Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience at DeVos Place.  Because I didn’t enroll in any art appreciation coursework in college, I try to take advantage of viewing the works of some of the great artists whenever they are made available.  This isn’t the first time I have seen Van… Continue Reading Immersion

The Road We Travel

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Last Saturday morning, I was channel surfing, searching for a good movie to watch.  I somehow landed on the Motor Trend Network just before the start of the Le Mans Endurance race.  The commentators were excited for this annual race to be back in full force.  Over 150 drivers and at least eight teams of… Continue Reading The Road We Travel

We’re Back

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

Only 168 hours ago, many of us traveled to Grand Traverse Resort for the first in person Annual Conference since 2019.  In some ways the space was very familiar.  The first time I made my way to Grand Traverse it was for a Lions convention in the late 1990s.  Because online directions weren’t readily available… Continue Reading We’re Back