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Small Eyes…Again

Five years ago, Ethan was being asked about his eyes from kids at school. I wrote about it here: Why Are Your Eyes Small? A couple weeks ago, the topic came up again this time from his younger brother. Connor is in 3rd grade. … Continue reading

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Listening to Their Voices

I first met Samantha and Laquie through church; we served in the same outreach ministry. I am privileged to call them dear friends and sisters in faith. I think they are worth listening to, so please take the time to read … Continue reading

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“She Is Worth The Risk”

This is someone whose initial hesitations changed into the title statement of this post. She is a professional photographer who took pictures of our mutual friend’s wedding. I have her black and white of my younger son (who was the ring boy) … Continue reading

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Asians (That’s Plural) on a TV Show!

For some in the Asian community, last night was long anticipated. How long? 20 YEARS LONG. It has been 20 years since we saw a (short-lived) sitcom centered on an Asian American family. We held our collective breath hoping that … Continue reading

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“Mourn with Those Who Mourn”

A mother buried her son today; No words can take that pain away. Choir voices sang so sweet and strong, Some preached a figurative call to arms. All the while she rocked slightly to and fro, To the quiet rhythms of a … Continue reading

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How to Survive Your Very First 10K

Are you new to racing? Is your body still in shock that you went from couch potato to regular runner? Did you run your first 5K last year and want to take it up a notch to a 10K this year? … Continue reading

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“Why Are Your Eyes Small?”

Last week I observed Ethan pulling at the outer corners of his eyes. Later, I also overheard him ask Connor the title question above. I knew that he had most likely seen and heard these things at school. So I … Continue reading

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