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.

March, 2013

Good Friday

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

“Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.” According to the Gospel of Luke, these are the first words spoken by Jesus while on the cross. For the Roman soldiers walking the perimeter, it’s all in a day’s work. Some people push pencils and keep records for a living. Others sell groceries in […]

Digging A Proper Hole

Monday, March 25th, 2013

I’m learning about trees. About a month ago as part of the crew at Hildebrandt Tree Tech I helped plant over 30 trees at the new campus of Experience Life Church. It was a cold, blustery West Texas day. But when you’re on the business end of a shovel you don’t feel the chill. After […]


Monday, March 18th, 2013

One summer during my high school years my parents did a remodel on our basement. It was an old farm house and the ceilings down there were already lower than normal. My Dad gave the construction crew specific instructions as to how much dirt they’d need to dig out to make sure there was enough […]


Monday, March 11th, 2013

I lost my lunchbox today. Instead of putting it in the cab of the truck I put it in the bed. When I looked for it later at the job site, it was gone. I could do without the sandwich and I can drink water from a hose. The lunchbox was $9 at Wal-Mart. No […]

When You Don’t Realize What You Have

Monday, March 4th, 2013

We’re waiting for the tow truck to pick up my car which developed a coolant leak of unknown origin. Three of us are waiting. Brooke and I and Bentley the Boxer Dog. We rescued Bentley about a month ago from a bad living situation. The tow truck pulls up just as a guy wearing a […]