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In God’s Time…

Yesterday, Jill and her son, Drew, finally arrived at our home - they will stay with us until their family purchases a home in the next several weeks. Then, hopefully, things will go smoothly and they will be able to ...

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TBTB Link Restored…

We have received word from many of you that the link for my post last evening, titled "Houses", was not working and that many people were unable to receive the post. While it does my heart good to know that ...

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Houses…

Our daughter, Jill, and her family are moving back to Carmel after eighteen years living in a remote town in western Oklahoma. We sure have missed them here, but we figured that Jill and Tom had made a decision to ...

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Faith 7…

We are still in the time of year when we annually celebrate space accomplishments by the early American astronauts. As you already know, the seven Mercury astronauts were the first astronauts chosen for the U.S. space program after extensive physical, ...

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Behold Your Mother…

By now, everyone in the country knows that today is Mother's Day. There have been all kinds of celebrations - from the giving of cards to gifts to meals to family gatherings. On Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms, ...

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Old Friends…

With my inevitable move toward retirement, I find that I have more time to do the things that I enjoy rather than having to dedicate so much of the day to work. But don't get me wrong - I don't ...

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Freedom 7…

In was on this day, May 5th, back in 1961 that the United States successfully launched its first manned space mission with Alan Shepherd at the controls. It had been a long time coming. After all, Russia had jumped out ...

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Fear on May 2nd…

Forty years ago today, I had my tonsils out under a local anesthetic at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. I had been suffering from severe throat infections and had been treated with penicillin for many months. Finally, it ...

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Sym – Pathos

When I was in seminary Greek classes, I learned more about theology than in almost any other courses that I took. That's because the words are so much more meaningful than what we consider in the English translations - in ...

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A Thorn in My Flesh…

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, April 23rd, I celebrated my first anniversary since I ruptured my right quad tendon while I was on a business trip southwest of Chicago. My brother, Doug, and I were helping our youngest brother, Ken, ...

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