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Keeping Busy This Summer

The desert summer heat isn’t over yet, but summer vacation is (at least for all those school kids). Here’s a little photo recap of some of the things we’ve been up to. We’ve been on the go so much this summer … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Birthday

~by Silas My daddy had a birthday this week. He turned 33 and that’s really cool because 3 is my favorite number since I’m 3! Actually, I’m 3 1/2. Soon I’m going to be a teenager. Anyway, it was daddy’s … 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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My First VBS

Even though I’m just 3 1/2, I went to my first Vacation Bible School a few weeks ago. My church was having a free VBS for kids, and the theme was Arrow Island. I got to be in the four … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here!

It’s summer, and the triple digits won’t let us forget it. We had a mild May, and this heat has kind of taken me by surprise. We’re melting! At least it still cools down overnight, but that won’t last. Silas … Continue reading

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My Joy Baby

A friend once told me that she calls her children her “joy babies.” Children are treasures, and gifts from God. When God gave us Silas, so much joy entered our lives. What a thrill to find out we were pregnant, … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Though it’s nearly a week late, I wanted to post our Easter picture. We actually got a picture of all four of us!Crossroad celebrated Christ’s resurrection with special music, Easter communion, and a dinner after the morning worship. The hope … 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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My Little Parts of Speech

We’ve decided that Silas is a verb and Cooper is a noun. What do we mean? Silas is, and always has been, constant action—a verb. He really wasn’t a cuddly baby, and “sitting on the couch with him” as a … Continue reading

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