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The Birthday Hour Approaches…

It's Sunday evening and I am counting down the hours until it's officially Feb. 19th. For I have thought about this day since I was a little boy. Sixty-five seemed so old at the time and now that I am ...

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The Extra Bouquet…

As is my usual custom, I went shopping for yellow roses for Janet to celebrate Valentine's Day. I know that red roses are supposed to be the color for love - and that yellow signifies friendship, but Janet has always ...

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Easing into 65…

One week from tomorrow, on Feb. 19th, I will celebrate my 65th birthday. We are having family around to help mark the occasion and we even have Janet's sisters and several others coming in from out of town. As happens ...

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Simple Joys…

A good friend of mine, Dave, seems to enjoy life more than almost anyone else I know. He just lives life to the fullest and rarely have I seen him publicly have a "down" day. Whatever seems to be going ...

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The Hallmark Channel…

Janet and I are big fans of the Hallmark Channel. In case your aren't familiar with the programming, Hallmark floods the channel with "feel-good movies" that are designed to have you walk away with a smile on your face and ...

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God Showed Up…

I have recently been thinking about the times in my life when God has undeniably showed up. When I was in seminary, there was an adage that reminded us that if we didn't feel close to God, then we should ...

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Becoming a Patriarch…

I was reading a post on Facebook, written by a friend of mine, who has just suffered the loss of his father. Randy's father has struggled with dementia for the last six years; he finally succumbed about a week ago ...

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The Spiritual House…

With the death of Dr. Don Campbell, President Emeritus of Dallas Theological Seminary, last week, I decided to go back and listen to several of his sermons. After all, he was a terrific preacher and in his later years, even ...

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Running with Jesus…

Earlier this week, Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) lost one of the giants of the faith when Dr. Donald Campbell, President Emeritus of the school, passed away. He, as well as Dr. Dwight Pentecost and Dr. Stanley Toussaint, a first cousin ...

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No More Technology!

The last several months have been challenging for me. I am not Mr. Technology and, quite frankly, I have no desire to learn how to deal with technology driven issues. I like to say that I have other gifts, but ...

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