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Still the “Year of the Family”

Last night, I spoke with my dear friend, Paul, who was my closest friend in seminary and one of the most Godly men I have ever had the pleasure to know. Although we are very different in our backgrounds and ...

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The Wall…

This evening I was thinking about all the talk around building the "Wall" along our southern border to stop, or at least greatly reduce, the number of illegal immigrants entering the United States. This initiative has become a hot button ...

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Grapes and Red Underwear…

New Year's Eve 2018 has come and gone, as has new Year's Day 2019. Like many Americans, we watched the various programs, such as Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest. In all honesty, I found all the ...

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When It’s Over, It’s…

Well, it's December 30th and tomorrow is New Year's Eve. Jill, our daughter who lives in Oklahoma, has been here the past two weeks and headed back home yesterday morning. It's normally a two day trip and she arrived at ...

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Changing, but Constant…

Christmas 2018 is now in the rear view mirror and in several days we will be celebrating the beginning of 2019! As is my custom, I have been reflecting on the events of this Christmas season. It seemed like so ...

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Earthrise…

As longtime readers of this blog know, I was a space junkie as a kid. Dad and I watched all the launches of the Mercury astronauts together and after the completion of that program, I studied to learn all I ...

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The Day Approaches…

This afternoon I had a meeting that was held in one of the upscale malls in Indianapolis. Not only was I looking forward to having a great time with the team I am assisting, but I would also be able ...

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Coram Deo

For many people, this season of Christmastide can be lonely. Older folks in nursing homes, the unemployed and even those people who have great families can struggle with the inevitable feeling of being alone. Sometimes, the separation is intentional as ...

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Longer Than Anybody Alive…

It's that time of year that I start to think about the past and this most recent week was no exception. I had to be out of town on a business trip for several days near Chicago and when I ...

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R.I.P. President George H. W. Bush

Since the death of our 41st President last Friday through his burial in Texas today, the news has been filled with stories of his service to our country - from being the youngest aviator in the Navy at the age ...

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