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Mixed Tape Monday 11.25.19

On [most] Mondays, I share my mixed tape of a smattering of thoughts, ideas, videos, songs, etc. that stuck out to me in the past week. Here is this Monday’s mix:

::JJ Heller is often a regular part of my mixed tape Mondays.  This recent video of hers brought tears to my eyes.

::Next up is a video from Switchfoot.  They revamped their song “Voices” thanks to Lindsey Stirling’s talent.

::Parenting is a really tough job.  I fail at it every day.  This article from Desiring God helped me to put some things in perspective, even as I think about the long-term for my children’s lives.  It isn’t supposed to be about me!

::I haven’t read or watched much about the transformation of Kanye West but I found this article by Bryan Loritts helpful.  As I’ve heard various conversations over the past month, I have thought about the radical conversion of the apostle Paul as well as singer Keith Green.  I would imagine it is very difficult to take the journey Kanye is taking while in the spotlight.

::Last but not least, I know I’ve mentioned these before around this time of year but here are a few of our favorite picture books for November:  Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet, An Outlaw Thanksgiving by Emily Arnold McCully, Cranberry Thanksgiving by Wende and Henry Devlin and The Firefighters’ Thanksgiving by Maribeth Boelts.

AN Outlaw Thanksgiving

The Firefighters' Thanksgiving

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