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November 3, 2014

On the Shoulders of Giants

Legend has it that in the 12th century Bernard of Chartres first used the metaphor of dwarves standing on the shoulders of giants. The phrase described how we can see more than our predecessors, "not because we have keener vision or greater height, but because we are lifted up and borne aloft on their gigantic stature." (John of Salsbury in Metalogicon).…
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June 14, 2009

Nicaragua

Yikes!  Can't believe the time is already upon us!  We leave early tomorrow for our missions trip to Nicaragua!  We have been feeling like it will be more restful for us than the last month of 'house work' has been! Seriously we're really looking forward to seeing the things that God has planned for us and for the people we'll…
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September 27, 2008

Finished

I just woke up a few minutes ago and I do feel a little sore.  I finished the 13.1 miles for Speed the Light yesterday in under 3 hours.  Definitely not a stellar performance, but at least I did finish.  I cruised through the first 7 miles and then started to cramp up.  So the half of the run I…
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April 22, 2008

All Will Drive

The Assemblies of God has a program for teenagers called Speed the Light. STL provides vehicles and equipment for US and foreign missionaries to help them in their ministries around the world. In fact, Jill's brother, Peter, is actually driving an SUV in Mexico City provided by American youth - as are our good friends, the Zarns, in Sweden and…
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