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Three Dozen Years…

We put three candles on his cake tonight - one for each dozen years of life. It's difficult to believe that Andrew, our youngest child and only son, is thirty six years old today. Granted, he's not 40 yet, and ...

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More Fireworks…

We are well beyond the 4th of July and yet people around the lake are still shooting off fireworks. In fact, several doors down, they are putting on a show that must have cost thousands of dollars. Now I am ...

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In the Enemy Camp…

Throughout the years, I have noticed distinct differences in my experiences in the corporate world versus the things I have experienced in the theological realm. I know that these two areas should be more aligned, but that is not what ...

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In Congress…

...July 4, 1776. And so began one of the most important documents that has ever defined this country. Written under the premise that "all men are created equal" and that they are "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights" ...

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Road Trips…

Recently, I have been on the road again - traveling north about 4 hours from our home to work southwest of Chicago, near Joliet, with a team that is interested in growing and becoming more efficient. Originally, I went up ...

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The Last Cake…

Our oldest daughter, Kristin, has a birthday today. And if you know Kristin, you know that she is usually over the top and full of life. Birthdays are a big deal to her; and have been since she was a ...

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The Miracle of Birth

I'm doing some consulting to a medical practice and happened to be training the staff at a hospital the past several days. After the work of the day was complete, I was getting ready to leave and happened to run ...

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Father’s Day – Postponed…

So it was six months ago today that Janet broke her arm and had surgery to repair it two days later. A plate and too many screws to count started her on the road to recovery that has taken most ...

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The First Disciples…

As you already know, this year has been filled with extraordinary illness and pain for all the adults in our family and many other people that we know. I won't bore you with rehashing all that we have been through, ...

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Plants…

Janet and I have always been interested in making sure that we decorate our homes with flowers and plants - including perennial gardens. I think that I learned my love of growing things from my maternal grandfather. As a young ...

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