Author Archives: SLG

Hello #8: The House

We have a house! I had been working with a realtor before I came, since — predictably — I have some unusual parameters.  I submitted the financials before I came, so all that nonsense was out of the way.  And … Continue reading

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Hello #7: The Beater

I arrived early afternoon at the Prophet’s chamber I have been privileged to use, near Spartanburg, and lay down to rest for a while, and to absorb the trip and the arrival. Eventually I got up to go check out … Continue reading

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Hello #6: The View out the Windshield

I left California early Wednesday morning, the 8th, feeling very good about the progress at the office.  Energy was high, so I pushed through to Santa Rosa, NM where I spent the night. On Thursday morning, I left early and … Continue reading

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Hello #5: What Do I Bring?

Gifts from those who are coming into a new season or place are legendary in Scripture. Best known are the gifts of the Magi. God specifically instructed the tribes in the desert to bring gifts for the dedication of the … Continue reading

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Hello #4: The Missionary Kid Syndrome

If you were a missionary kid in the 1950s, you probably lived with 50 gallon steel barrels (AKA “drums”) which shipped goods to your country of choice, and also served as storage containers in the face of bugs, humidity and … Continue reading

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Hello #3: Burden or Delight?

When I arrived at our new office the first time, to meet the owners and the two realtors, I was aware of how unkempt it was, horticulturally. I brushed it aside and went in to meet all the new faces.  … Continue reading

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Hello #2: Building Details

I used to work in new construction, doing tract-work plumbing, in Southern California and hated it because of the incongruence. They would put a $250 faucet on top of the counter, and $3 parts under the sink, and cheaper than … Continue reading

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Hello #1: Pastor Eadie Did It!

This series began with Solomon’s phrase that he did not know how to go out or come in.  That would adequately describe most of my transitions in life — poorly done.  So I decided with the huge transition from my … Continue reading

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