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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.

December, 2008

Diet

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

December 31, 2008. I wish I had a dollar for every person in the country who today says, “That’s it. Tonight’s my last night to eat. Tomorrow I start the diet.” I’d have enough money to open my personal health spa, complete with a fitness goon squad that would administer a beat down if I […]

Pumpkin On A Stop Sign

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

It was around Halloween when I noticed it. Near my kids’ elementary school on the corner of 17th and Toledo Streets someone had put a pumpkin on top of a stop sign. Even if you’re not normally aware of your surroundings, your brain takes note of things like a pumpkin on a stop sign. It stayed there longer […]

Still Waters

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

It was a glorious summer day in late July 1978. I had spent the better part of an afternoon water skiing with my high school friends, Clair, Steve, Lori, and Kristi. A quintessential day for skiing, the water on Iowa Lake was calm, quiet and smooth as glass. When the sun began to slip behind the trees lining […]