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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.

September, 2010

American “Br-Idol”

Monday, September 27th, 2010

(Every once in awhile I post a column that I have a fair idea is going to rile some people up. This may be one of them. For those I rile and for those who smile, the email address is: thompson1963@gmail.com  🙂 You’ve probably never met my cousin Jack. If you ever do, you’ll like […]

Cake For Breakfast

Monday, September 20th, 2010

My friend Heather posted this status on her Facebook page: “This morning the little kids came upstairs (very early) with cake and frosting on their faces. They said, “God told us we could have cake for breakfast.” It’s a delightful image, is it not? Little cheeks covered with cake? It reminds us of a simpler […]

Adding To The Tank

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

My great uncle, L.D. Thompson, farmed with my Dad and my Grandfather in Iowa. L.D. was a kind and generous man, always helping his friends and neighbors. He also enjoyed playing a good practical joke, most often on those same friends and neighbors. It was sometime around 1951. L.D.’s cousin Burdette Carlson came out for […]

Home Or Away?

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

In late summer before my junior year of high school in 1979 our small town in Iowa was on the receiving end of some torrential rains. So much that it flooded our football field. Not in a “give ‘er a week and it’ll dry out” way. Rather in a “how long and how many pumps […]