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The Speed of the Season…

Just last Thursday, it was Thanksgiving and it seems like that was months ago already. Before the turkey was cold, we were getting ads about Black Friday for a multitude of one day only sales. Then, as if out of ...

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Tradition…

More and more families these days have dispensed with traditions and are doing what is convenient as opposed to what binds us to our past. Thanksgiving is certainly one of those days, perhaps the most important one other than Christmas, ...

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Made for More…

We are in an interesting series at church that explores calling and how each of is created by God for a purpose. Presumably that purpose is to help solve the various problems in the world - pain, injustice, hate, isolation, ...

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Mercy and Grace…

I had a really interesting question from our niece yesterday. During her weekly Bible study, her group got into a discussion about the difference between grace and mercy. Frankly, I thought it would be a topic of general interest and ...

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Solitude…

We are going through an interesting sermon series in church. It has to do with the "broken places" of the world and also includes a mandate to choose one person we will pray for who is a non-believer and how ...

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Still on the Throne…

Let's face it. The last several months have been tough politically. It doesn't make any difference which party you belong to, as tempers have been flaring and civility has pretty much gone out the window. Although things have been more ...

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Please…and Thank You!

It started out like any other day at the Kroger deli counter. Janet and I were standing in line, waiting our turn to be served, and the lady to my right was next in line. When asked what she wanted, ...

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Let There Be Light…

Janet and I were out walking our dog, Hank, earlier this week and noticed an odd solar powered landscape light stuck in the ground at the corner of our block. It happened to be right next to the post that ...

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“I Feel Fresh…”

Today marked a big day in the life of our youngest grandson, Drew. That's because he was was baptized this morning at his home church in Reydon, Oklahoma. Although we weren't able to be there in person, our daughter, Jill, ...

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Still Brothers…

My middle brother, Doug, and I grew up together about 7 years ahead of the birth of our youngest brother, Ken. Doug and I were two years apart in school and chronologically, we are 21 months apart in age - ...

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