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Father, Take This Cup….

This week starts the time of year when the number of people who are suffering really escalates. Whether it is a case of job loss, loneliness, divorce, problems with children or a host of other issues, for some reason, the ...

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Ex Nihilo

I almost didn't write a post this evening - I couldn't think of a single thing to write about. Janet is still in Williamsburg, I have been busy working all day, nothing really interesting has happened and I was just ...

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Toussaint’s Day

That's right! November 1st is All Saint's Day - or in the French, Toussaint's Day. Odd isn't it? I guess technically, it is "tous saints" but it is the day each year that Christian denominations celebrate the saints who have ...

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Number 200

Chances are good that you were expecting something about Halloween this evening. Well, while that's something of an interesting topic, it so happens that tonight also marks my writing of the 200th post for Transitions by The Book. What makes ...

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First Class

Well, we're finally home and recovering from our trip our west to San Diego last week. We headed home on Saturday after having brunch with a client of mine who just happened to be in San Diego at the same ...

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Friday Night Rainbows

Last Friday evening, I returned to Carmel from an afternoon on the south side of Indy, and on the way back, I stopped to pick up dinner for the family - including Carter and Cooper, two of our grandchildren. Throughout ...

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Jared’s Story

When I was back in seminary, I met a pastor by the name of Tim Boyd. He was, and is, a great guy who pastors a church west of Indianapolis in North Salem, IN. He is married and has a ...

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Sweet to the Taste

Well, this morning I headed out at 8:00 a.m., and after numerous delays, I am once again in Westfield, NJ. Those of you who are devoted readers know that I make this trip every 60 days or so, and it ...

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Most Excellent Theophilus

It's late, and I've been at it all day. For some reason, I am not quite tired yet. I'm sure that will change in a little while, but I've been thinking about something I heard earlier today. Now don't expect ...

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Honor, and Glory….

Well, today's the day.... ten years since the greatest terrorist attacks on American soil. Of course, there was also Pearl Harbor.... and I don't mean to diminish that horrific event at all; however, it happened before Hawaii became a state. And ...

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