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Little Man Coop

I’ve learned something. And that something is how my little boy says, “I love you.” Cooper’s “Hi, Mom,” can mean lots of different things. When I’m laying down next to him, he’ll pop out with, “Hi, Mom,” several times just … Continue reading

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The Pepper

Cooper has learned to say his name, but it comes out more like “Pepper.” He’s been pretty possessive of his name. When we call him anything other than Cooper—or a variation of Cooper—he insists, “No, I Pepper!” I’ll say, “Are … Continue reading

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Merry & Bright

Our boys are into Christmas lights this year. Silas has recently learned who Frosty the Snowman is, so it’s exciting for him to see the blow-up snowmen as we drive through neighborhoods. Cooper will look out his car window and … Continue reading

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Silas Says…

Grandma’s a good sport. She got a lesson in “Grandma 101” (as my sister Charis put it) from Silas during her visit with us. Silas was just being his usual precocious self, but it was at Grandma’s expense! After helping … Continue reading

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The Gift of Family

Silas was at his babysitter’s house last week. Connie was talking with Silas about the baseball on his shirt. Then she asked if he had been to a game at the ballpark. Silas replied, “Yes, I went to the ballpark, … Continue reading

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Grace is a Person

This past Sunday was Silas’s first official time in Children’s Church. As a young church plant, Crossroad has had to be flexible with our service structure. We’ve offered a Children’s Church in the past, but recently, we haven’t had enough … Continue reading

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Fire Chief Moody

“Firetrucks help people.”Just a friendly reminder from Fireman Silas. Update: Added the video below.

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Missing Him

Today is Pop-pop’s birthday. He may be gone from us, but he is not gone. He’s waiting for us in Heaven. He’s happy today. He’s whole. And he’s with his Savior that he loved. Below is a poem that I … Continue reading

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Our Advocate, Jesus Christ the Righteous

To think that God the Father justly should punish me for my sin, but instead, He mercifully pardons me as I am clothed in the righteous robes of the perfect Jesus. To think that Jesus Christ, God’s Son, absorbed the … Continue reading

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Hanging Out Together

At the risk of sounding like an incredibly sappy wife, I must admit that my absolute favorite person to hang out with is Stephen Andrew. Exploring is one of our favorite things to do—something we haven’t been able to do … Continue reading

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