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2013 in Review: A Look Back at my Blog

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for my blog.  I thought you would enjoy seeing it.  After looking through their findings I would love to know what you would like to see more of in 2014.  May God bless all of you with health, contentment, joy, and peace as you look forward to the adventure of 2014. On the Journey with all of You! Warren Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,200 times in 2013 ...
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You Gotta Kick the “Shouldof” out of Should Have

My good friend and pastor Doug Bullock once said, "You gotta kick the "shouldof" out of should have!"  Living under the burden of "should have" sucks the life from you.  I should have shopped earlier.  I should have invited my neighbors over for a Christmas party.  I should have baked cookies.  I should have sent Christmas cards.  I should have started wrapping presents earlier.   The "shouldof" list grabs a hold of your heart and it squeezes until it it hard to breath. Have you discovered that the should ...
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Join David’s Refuge: Change a family’s life!

In just a few weeks we will be  opening the doors for 2014!  It is going to be a very exciting year.  Our goals are:
  1. To double the number of families served
  2. To identify, train, and release 10 couples as hosts
  3. To create a long range business plan that will enable us to reach more families
  4. To hire an Executive Director that can carry out our dreams
You may be asking, "Why such aggressive goals?  Wouldn't it be easier to just keep doing what you are doing and ...
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#GivingTuesday, #GivingWednesday, #GivingThursday …….

Today is #GivingTuesday.   One website I looked at said that it is: a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2013. In the same way that retail stores take part in Black Friday, we want the giving community to come together for #GivingTuesday. If you want to know more about #GivingTuesday check out this YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBT2cONeiHw Now some of you ...
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A time to give thanks!

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving!  My son is wrapping a turkey with bacon and then slowly roasting it with apple wood chips in his Weber grill!  Excuse me as I wipe the drool off my keyboard.  I can't wait to sit down at their table and enjoy a meal shared with my family and friends.  I love Thanksgiving.  I love that it causes me to pause and recollect the things I am grateful for.   Here are a few things I would like to give thanks for:
  1. Yams!  Please see  http://caregiversrefuge.wordpress.com/2013/08/13/a-lesson-from-yams/ ...
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