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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.

Accountability

The Danger Of Seeing Yourself As The Good Guy

Monday, August 16th, 2010

In literature, he or she is referred to as the “protagonist”. The leading character, hero, or heroine of the drama. These are the good guys. The good girls. The characters who, though not perfect and may stumble along the way, do the right thing. Especially in the end. As good literature proves, without tension there […]

Junk Drawer

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Every house has at least one.  The “junk drawer”. Most often found in the kitchen, it usually barely opens. Pull it out five inches and a ruler or a tire pressure gauge or a plastic thingy from some forgotten project gets stuck cross ways and you have to jiggle the drawer back and forth. Why the plastic thingy […]

Hard Morning

Friday, July 25th, 2008

It was a hard morning for Emma. Purposely provoking her sister Annie to frustration. Lots of button pushing in her communication with me. A good measure of “I hear what Daddy is saying but I’ll do it when I feel like it.” Then, when called to accountability, blaming her sister or feigning poor hearing as excuses for her […]

Shadow

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

It’s 8:27 AM. I’m running 5 minutes late. Grab the keys, pull the door shut behind me and hit the garage door button on the way out. The motor drones and plays the familiar tune of creaking and rolling and lifting, the morning anthem that starts my day. A double glance in the rear view mirror (I’ve heard the stories about people backing before looking) […]