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33 and Counting

Today, our son Andrew celebrated his 33rd birthday. By all accounts, it was one of those somewhat lazy days. Andrew spent some time at home and then joined us for a barbecue here at our house. It was good to ...

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The Sleep of the Dead

When I was a young boy, every so often Doug and I would stay at my maternal grandparents' home - about a mile or so from where our family lived. We didn't stay overnight very often, but Grandma had a ...

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I’ll Pay You Back… I Promise!

I am sitting in our little hearth room checking emails and I am listening to Janet and Kristin's three boys playing the game of Life. I was never much of a board game kind of guy, but Janet and the ...

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Cowboy Caviar

As most of you know, I teach Bible study Thursday evenings in our home. For years now, members of the group have provided snacks on a rotating basis and that way we all get to try a variety of things ...

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Unbelievable!

I read an article this morning on one of the newest things in the funeral industry. Always looking to update things and bring new value to clients, a funeral director in New Orleans recently made headlines when he "posed" Miriam ...

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Weeping and Gnashing of Teeth

Lately, I have been involved quite a bit with weeping and gnashing of teeth - my own! As I reported several months ago, I had a great amount of dental work done 22 years ago - 17 crowns and 11 ...

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Pentecost

Today is Pentecost 2014, the day that commemorates the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in believers as recorded in the book of Acts - traditionally celebrated 50 days after Easter and 10 days after the ascension of Christ. As you ...

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The Gospel of Mark

Throughout my life, I have taught a number of the books of the Bible, including Matthew, Luke and John. But I have never had the opportunity to teach the book of Mark. So that's the topic of this year's study ...

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Huh?

I worked like crazy this past week-end unpacking the garage and getting my yard tools arranged; and since I have been busy so many week-ends, Janet and I decided to golf late Sunday afternoon. It was kind of a celebration ...

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Graduation – A New Season…

This past week, there have been hundreds of graduation parties as children move from elementary school to middle school, or middle school to high school; and finally on to college. Each of these occasions is a marker event - something ...

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