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Sometimes It’s Hard to Die

Janet and I just returned home from visiting our friend Roger in the hospital. I wrote about him and his fight with pancreatic cancer in a blog entitled "He Ain't Heavy - He's My Brother" on March 12th. I have ...

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Come, Holy Spirit!

We're one day closer to Easter, and I can't seem to get out of the rut of teaching this week. Please hang in there with me - I'll get back to personal stories, but so much is going on in ...

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The Papacy

Six years ago on April 19th, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected the 265th Pope since the time of Christ, and took on the name Pope Benedict XVI. Since yesterday I talked about the first Passover, I though tonight I might ...

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The First Passover

It's Sunday night and I'm in Dallas for a quick visit with one of my clients - trying to decide which of two stories to write about. Because today is Palm Sunday, marking the triumphant entry of Christ into Jerusalem, ...

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Render Unto Caesar

Well, it's April 15th, and unless the 15th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or federal legal holiday, it is Tax Day - when our tax returns are due. But oddly, this year, none of the above situations has occurred, yet ...

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Remembering Dr. Stordock

I went to the dentist today. I think I have twenty four crowns and eight veneers, so you might think that this is a scary visit every six months for my check-ups. Those of you who have been following this ...

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Hallelujah!

For the past several days, I have been writing about space events that I recalled from my childhood. But there is at least one other noteworthy event that occurred on an April 13th. And it happened far before there was ...

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Houston, We’ve Got A Problem…..

I got all inspired writing about Yuri Gagarin and Frank Borman and all the space stuff last night, and frankly, I used to be quite interested in space. Especially when I was younger, around the time of the first space ...

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We Have Lift-Off!

Tomorrow morning, Tuesday April 12, 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of STS-1, the first lift-off of the shuttle Columbia, from launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral, Florida on April 12, 1981. And for those of you old enough to remember ...

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I’m Back! (In New Jersey)

Hi! I'm back. For those of you who have been following this blog, yesterday was the first day that I have not written a post in 49 days. And if you read my last entry, you know that I was ...

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