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Where’s The Sun?

Janet and I were talking about the odd spring weather several days ago. She read in the paper that during the month of  April, their were 14 partly cloudy days and 16 totally cloudy days in metropolitan Indy - in ...

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Baptism – Or Child Dedication?

The clock just struck eleven this evening, and Janet went in to bed. I headed outside, and for the first time this year, I am enjoying our firepit. I lit it earlier tonight to roast marshmallows with our grandson Carter, ...

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Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis - the act of change in at least two distinctive phases. From the Greek, meaning "to change form", usually from the inside out. Yes - you are in the right place! This is still Transitions by The Book - only ...

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A Return to Prayer

Throughout our history, Americans have turned to prayer for strength, inspiration, and solidarity. Prayer has played an important role in the American story and in shaping our Nation's leaders. President Abraham Lincoln once said, "I have been driven many times ...

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The Story of Ishmael

Tonight, with the recent news about the death of Osama bin Laden, I thought that it would be appropriate to address the relationship between Islam, Christianity and Judaism. And I want to be sure that you understand that I am ...

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My First Surgery

Well, today marks another anniversary in my life - and as the title of this blog implies, it was on this date, May 2nd, in 1979, that I had my first surgery - I was 26 and scared to death. ...

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Jill’s Home, Finally!

With all the ups and downs this week, you can imagine that Janet and I were excited that Jill was due to come back to Indiana today; for a visit until the middle of next week. It's no easy task ...

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The Royal Wedding

The news for the last several weeks has been filled with reports from England about the wedding of Prince William and Kate that occurred this morning in London. People have gone crazy wanting every last detail of the plans and ...

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Jesus Wept

I'm sitting here tonight, after midnight, and I am, as they say, dog tired. We spent the evening helping Kristin as she is recovering from her surgery earlier in the week, and then I started thinking about the funeral service ...

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They’re Always Children

The last several days have been filled with all kinds of emotions. There were many of them - the final days of Roger Johnson, finding out that Kristin needed surgery, the excitement of our daughter Jill and grandson Drew visiting ...

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