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A Slice Of Life To Go is an online Christian blog written by Todd Thompson. It encourages people to see the beauty in ordinary moments and to know God’s unconditional, unfailing love in everyday life.

November, 2008

Rock Pile

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Poke around the shady groves of farms in the Midwest and you’ll find them. Tucked behind the barn or under a tree, monuments to decades of hard work and sweat. Added to and rarely subtracted from. Rock piles. Depending on the lay of the farmer’s land, before planting crops it’s sometimes necessary to harvest rock. The freezing of winter and […]

The Ticket

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

February 22, 1994. Mesa, Arizona. I’m running late. I hate to be late. I’d rather be everywhere early. Except for maybe a dentist appointment. But other than that, just get me there early so I can stand in line and wait and relax knowing that at least I’m not late. But this day I’m late. I […]

The Power Of Encouragement

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

It happened to me twice last week. Both times completely unexpected. One from a friend. One from a total stranger. Both times brought tears to my eyes. Handwritten notes of appreciation and encouragement. When is the last time you were on the receiving end of genuine encouragement? Isn’t it a wonderful mix of good feelings? Someone noticed. Someone cares. […]

Peace

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I did a Google search on the word “peace”. Guess how many entries? 432,000,000. As in million. Lots of groups out there wanting peace. There are the predictable, like the Peace Corps, Greenpeace and Peace for the Middle East. But there are some rather unique groups as well. There’s “Poetry for Peace”, perhaps bringing tranquility to the […]