Tag Archives: Stillman Valley IL

Priceless

“We must understand the difference between  what is priceless and what is cheap,  what is important and what is trivial.” (1) Who said this? Based on the success of MasterCard’s ad campaign, I suspect many would guess that these famous words were pinned … Continue reading

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Da Bears or The Pack?

Living in Northern Illinois has it’s advantages and disadvantages.  One of those is that you live with rabid Packer fans and rabid Bears fans.  It is hard to feel the love between these two groups. Throw in an avid Steelers … Continue reading

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TP’ing the Church

Help us TP Kishwaukee Church this Sunday! There are two times in our lives when we get excited about toilet paper.  When we are on the toilet and learn we are out and when our homes are TP’ed by friends. … Continue reading

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Tomato Theology

There is nothing better than a fresh tomato sandwich! Simple, sweet, and heavenly. In case you do not know how to make a tomato sandwich, here’s the recipe. To create that fantastic tomato sandwich you need four things – a … Continue reading

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Gospel Aberrations

The ER Gospel (evolutionary righteousness gospel) and The SIR Gospel (self-improvement righteousness gospel) are the two most popular aberrations of the Christian Gospel preached in America today.  They endorse and empower our indulgent ego-centric culture. The SIR Gospel is a … Continue reading

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Watching Corn Grow

Yesterday evening Rori and I enjoyed Illinois’ home-grown Sweet Corn for dinner.  The corn was just a few hours removed from the farmer’s field.  Man was it good.  I have yet to eat Sweet Corn as good as what you … Continue reading

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Man-to-Man vs Zone Defense

When it comes to playing defense, do you prefer man-to-man or zone? I love Man-to-Man Defense, but it has one major problem, everyone on the team must play it well.  One open receiver on a football team can score the … Continue reading

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