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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.

Reflection

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 […]

Rock Pile

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Poke around the shady groves of farms in the Midwest and you’ll find them. Tucked behind the barn or under a tree, monuments to decades of hard work and sweat. Added to and rarely subtracted from. Rock piles. Depending on the lay of the farmer’s land, before planting crops it’s sometimes necessary to harvest rock. The freezing of winter and […]

Short Drive

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Last Saturday I took Annie and Emma to their school’s Fall Festival. A fund raising event by the local PTA, it was a fun four hours of games, candy, hot dogs and Sno Cones. The students’ favorite booth was, “Pie In The Eye”. For just a few tickets they could throw a whipped cream pie in their […]

Dashes And Dots

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

If someone gave you a ticket to spend a day anywhere in the United States, where would you go? I’d be on a plane to Chicago before you could say “deep dish pizza”. Several years ago I had opportunity to attend a preaching/teaching conference at Willow Creek Church with my friend and pastor Duane Cross. […]

The Season Of Reflection (Audio Message)

Sunday, October 24th, 2004

[audio:http://www.asliceoflifetogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/TheSeasonOfReflection.mp3] There’s a difference between thinking and reflecting. We think all the time. We run countless checklists in our head every day. But when’s the last time we took time to reflect on God’s purpose for our life? How a trip to Chicago, time spent viewing the works of the Old Masters, and dashes and dots give pause for […]