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More Than a Hot Dog…

Last week, Janet and I were in White Sulphur Springs, WV at the Greenbrier celebrating my birthday. As much as we love the resort, we have become very attached to the people of the area and have really learned about ...

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Carpenters – A Do-Over

I could write for hours on the topic this evening. But it all started with a post that was put up on Facebook by a good friend of mine; in fact, he is a gifted musician in his own right. ...

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Neither Snow nor Rain…

...nor heat nor gloom of night will keep us from our reservation at our beloved Greenbrier, where we just checked in after quite a trip from home. After dropping Hank off at the farm where he stays when we travel, ...

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Loneliness and Isolation

I have been reading lately about the way that we are isolating ourselves from our neighbors and others as we get more involved with social media. As a result, we are getting more lonely and researchers tell us that being ...

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For the Least of These

The last several days have been brutal as far as the weather is concerned here in central Indiana. And while we hit temperatures of -12 F on Wednesday morning, our friends and family to the north, near Chicago, had it ...

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St. Knut’s Day…

On January 13th, I always think about a number of events that have occurred on this day during my life. Probably the most memorable was the death of my paternal grandfather in 1966 when I was 12 years old - ...

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Still the “Year of the Family”

Last night, I spoke with my dear friend, Paul, who was my closest friend in seminary and one of the most Godly men I have ever had the pleasure to know. Although we are very different in our backgrounds and ...

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When It’s Over, It’s…

Well, it's December 30th and tomorrow is New Year's Eve. Jill, our daughter who lives in Oklahoma, has been here the past two weeks and headed back home yesterday morning. It's normally a two day trip and she arrived at ...

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Changing, but Constant…

Christmas 2018 is now in the rear view mirror and in several days we will be celebrating the beginning of 2019! As is my custom, I have been reflecting on the events of this Christmas season. It seemed like so ...

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Earthrise…

As longtime readers of this blog know, I was a space junkie as a kid. Dad and I watched all the launches of the Mercury astronauts together and after the completion of that program, I studied to learn all I ...

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