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.


Terms and Conditions

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

During a Phoenix Seminary class in 1994, Dr. Norm Wakefield gave us a bookmark. I’ve had it in my Bible every day since. One side reads: “The terms and conditions of a relationship determine the nature of the relationship.” This is true. For example, think about the employers you’ve had in your life. Managers like […]

What’s In A Name?

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

My neighbor got a dog a couple weeks ago. A little lap dog that the veterinarian thinks is about 2 years old. It’s a Papillon (PA-pee-yon). I’d never seen one in person before. As you likely know, Papillon is French for “butterfly”. The breed is so named because their ears look like butterfly wings. I […]

Henny Penny

Monday, February 26th, 2007

A couple years ago at about 4 o’clock¬†in the morning I woke up sharply, thinking it had to be a dream. I’m not in Iowa anymore so it can’t be what I think I heard. I put head to pillow when I heard it again. This time¬†Palmer heard it, too, and he hit the doggie […]

Paint Job

Monday, September 25th, 2006

When I was in high school, a friend of mine made plans to spend his summer riding across the United States with a group of bicycle enthusiasts. For his trip he bought a brand new Sekai touring bike. The bike was expensive and looked it. Everything from wheel to wheel was top of the line. […]


Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

“I never get a vacation. I need one, but I never get one.” “I need sleep. I’m not getting enough. When I can’t fully recharge with a good night’s sleep, work is overwhelming.” “I’d love to take a nap. But I have so much to do that I feel guilty taking one.” That’s what I […]