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Being Still and Unafraid: A Post Dedicated to a New School Year

  Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth (Psalm 46:10). Even though I spend pretty quiet days in my school library, when I think of school, … Continue reading

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Healing Happens–Isn’t that Amazing?

My family and closest friends know that it hasn’t been the easiest past two weeks. Not the hardest anyone’s ever had, of course, but not much fun, either. First, I scratched the cornea of my right eye. Several days followed … Continue reading

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As for Me and My House. . . .

Seattle, the Seahawks’ 12th Man, suffered a kick in the gut last week, plain and simple. The most common response I heard last week to any discussion of The Game was “I’m not ready to talk about it yet.” Losing the … Continue reading

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Happy Super Bowl Sunday! (Does God Care about Sports?)

If God loves you, and you love sports (or maybe the Seattle Seahawks, in particular), then the transitive property declares that God loves sports, too (and maybe the Seattle Seahawks, in particular). Right? Remember that lesson on the transitive property … Continue reading

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“Did Pete Cry? Goodness, No!”

I apologize in advance for the fact that you’ll be singing this song for the rest of the day, but it’s worth it, I promise! Go ahead–I really want you to hear it, and it won’t take long, so I’ll … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word to the Free: Don’t Worry–I Got You Covered

  Flat tire. Broken dryer. College tuition. Do you ever feel like you can’t even take care of the first need when a second need rears it’s head and starts making its own urgent demands? Jesus, in the book of … Continue reading

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How Can You Be So Sure?

Talking about conviction last week (https://sonjaandersonbooks.com/2014/09/14/fred-fred-use-your-head-a-plea-for-common-sense/) got me thinking–how do you ever reach a place where you can be so sure of something? Even the head of the Anglican Church was quoted this week saying he “had doubts” sometimes. Doesn’t … Continue reading

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All 180 Days?

Happy End-of-Summer, blog friends! School is upon us, and for some of you, you’re already back! How is it going? It’s daunting, isn’t it, facing a new year? I’ve always loved the boxes of new pencils with perfect erasers, and … Continue reading

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Flying High with a Little Alphabet Practice

In Luna Crane, Papa Plane, a little whooping crane needs to practice making a letter V with her seven brothers and sisters so  they can successfully migrate all the way from Michigan to their wintering grounds in Florida. A tailwind … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Fear and Lies–A Hero Behaving Badly

Have you ever lied because you were afraid of the consequences? Kids at school do it every day. Even the father of nations and an Old Testament hero did it a time or two! Today, Sonja reads from Genesis 12:10-20. … Continue reading

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