Oh Baby, do I ever love babies!

Mitch Teemley

A Baby is God's Opinion

“Making the decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body.” ~Elizabeth Stone

“I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.” ~Vincent van Gogh

“You formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” ~Psalm 139:13

“Diaper backward spells repaid.” ~Marshall McLuhan

“If you were to open up a baby’s head–and I am not for a moment suggesting that you should–you would find nothing but an enormous drool gland.” ~Dave Barry

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” ~Leo J. Burke

“See that you do not despise one…

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Three Reasons Why Love Matters Most

Such a great post on LOVE that I just had to share! 🙂

Unending Love - Amazing Grace

There’s just something about love. There’s been songs written about it, movies made for it, Hallmark makes a killing on it but what strikes me most is how much it was actually used in the bible and the amount of justice laid to it. According to that, there is no greater thing that you can do than just love as shown in the passage just below:

Galatians 5:13-15 (New International Version)

You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. The entire law is summed up in a single command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.

But that’s not all the bible says about love. So let’s take a little walk and explore the 3…

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Toby the Turtle

This is well worth the read… you will love the analogy and message! I guarantee…

Mitch Teemley


Two True Fables: Part Two

(To read Part One, click here)

Nearly every 60s family had a turtle. Some flushed theirs down the toilet (resulting in an outbreak of sewer-dwelling ninjas). But our neighbors the Cartingers couldn’t bear to part with their too-big-to-flush tortoise Toby, and he eventually grew to be the size of a dinner plate.

There was no containing him. He would wander incessantly, so the threat of stepping on him was ever present–he was visibly nervous about living amid a herd of sneakers. So Mr. Cartinger drilled a hole in the corner of Toby’s shell and tied a length of hot-pink yarn to it. The other end he tied to the foot of the stairs.

Toby was now free to roam, and whenever anyone wanted him they would simply “follow the yarn.” Things went swimmingly. One moment Toby would be on the third stair and an hour later…

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