Half-utterances of a Ragamuffin

When I don't have much to say

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Walking for guide dogs

Walking for guide dogs

My oldest daughter is blind. You probably know that already, but maybe not. We have begun exploring getting a guide dog for her and visited a nearby breeding and training facility called Southeastern Guide Dogs.

It’s a great place. For about 30 years they’ve been breeding and training dogs to assist the blind or to work with those with other disabilities. In recent years they’ve also provided a…

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Selfish or selfless? It matters

Selfish men undertook actions 11 years ago today that set the world on a tragic path. Many thousands have died as a result, from many countries. Many of those people were innocents killed indiscriminately by one side or the other in the conflicts that have raged across the globe as a result of those actions.

How do we counter this?

Be selfless. Be kind. Jesus told us to love our neighbor as ourselves. Don’t judge them. Treat them fairly. Say hello and smile at someone today. Build a bridge instead of a wall.

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My parents having a party when I was like 3 or 4. It was winter and someone was in a snowsuit and had their snowmobile helmet on. It scared the crap out of me.