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Lisa Burney
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A Children's Minister in free fall...riding the winds of change...
A Children's Minister in free fall...riding the winds of change...

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Finding Another Way
Friends, It has been a long, long time since I posted. I won't go into any details, but I was simply out there "Free Fallin" and now I'm back. Maybe one day, I'll fill you in, but for now, I'd rather simply pick up from here like good friends do.  With thre...
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Too busy to blog…
The last few months I haven't written a single post and it was time well spent. Don't think for one minute I'm going to give you a litany of all the things I've gotten accomplished while away from my keyboard. It is not because I'm too humble to brag, becau...
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What I'm doing while NOT at Kidmin 2014
Kidmin 2014 is in full swing in Columbus, Ohio, but alas, I am not attending this year.  I'm bummed and disappointed, but I will survive. To keep regret and depression at bay, this is what I'm doing while NOT at Kidmin 2014. I am… finding comfort in the "Mi...
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My season of change creating change.
This morning, I chuckled as I read the nature of cause and effect King Solomon describes in Ecclesiastes 3. And with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's "Turn, turn, turn"  running through my mind, it hit me how naturally change creates around us and in us.   ...
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Creamy Refrigerator Fig and Citrus Porridge 
Burney Family Recipes
Burney Family Recipes
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Letting go…
This week, I lost a dear friend. She was suffering and in pain, so her death is surely God's gift to her, but not to those of us who knew and loved her. I don't like it one bit!  I admit I wish God could have miraculously healed her for us. So here I am - i...
Letting go…
Letting go…
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"Who is my neighbor?"- Do growing churches ask or care?
As one who grew up in a church, served as an Elder in my local church and worked for several growing churches, I recently realized how blind I had become to the downside of church growth.   It was the slow take over and consumption of my childhood neighborh...
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Remembering my uncles
My mom came from a large farm family with ten children. She had only one sister, Opal, but so many brothers I must name them to keep count. Not in exact age order, my mother's brothers are Ray, Ralph, Joe, Clyde, Edgar, Dean, Dennis and Jimmy.  Growing up I...
Remembering my uncles
Remembering my uncles
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Snow day memories by decades
This week's snow caused a flood of memories of snow day memories.  I decided to list my highlights by decades. Late 1950's - Kinston, NC A dusting of snow was all we ever got,  but Dad found enough to make a snowman. Moms improvised southern style snow boot...
Snow day memories by decades
Snow day memories by decades
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Working around the pain.
The past several years I've been working out at the gym on a regular basis.  I've gained energy, muscle mass and dropped some poundage along the way, but it came at a cost.  And I'm not referring to the cost of the gym membership and weekly sessions with a ...
Working around the pain.
Working around the pain.
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