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The Christmas Village…

Thanksgiving is over and this week-end has been devoted to finishing the Christmas decorations. Like most families, we started earlier this year than normal and we actually put up our four trees last week. Many of our ornaments have been ...

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Thankfulness…

Well, it's Thanksgiving Day 2020 and things are a little different this year. Clearly, although millions of people traveled to the homes of loved ones, the Covid virus has nonetheless had an impact and celebrations were scaled back this year. ...

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97% Retired…

It's tough to think about retirement for me. First off, there seems to be a precedent in our family that when you retire, you die... I know that sounds crazy, and there are many people who have successfully retired and ...

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The Hearth Room…

We are approaching that time of year when the weather turns chilly and we start to light the fireplace each evening. This is one of the things that Janet and I look forward to each year and we have already ...

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Stones and Painted Rocks…

As Janet and I were finishing the outside cleanup for the coming winter, one of the last things that we did in the yard was to carefully remove and store little painted rocks that mysteriously appeared in our yard last ...

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The Little Library

Earlier this week, as I was studying some background material on the book of Mark, I went to the room that I call my library - a windowless room in the lower level that houses binders from all my classes ...

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Beautiful Weather Alert!

If you are like I am, you have a weather app or two on your phone. The Weather channel, local TV stations and some national radar apps tell us what is happening in virtually any part of the globe at ...

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Two Electives…

Our oldest grandson, Connor, started college this fall and is taking the basic core curriculum that he will need to eventually graduate. Earlier this week, I was thinking about college and all the courses that I had to take in ...

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Children of God…

I have recently written several times before about my angst with the upcoming election. I'm sixty-seven years old and I have never witnessed the kind of hatred and infighting that the nation is currently engaged in. Now, we are only ...

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Through the Bible…

Last spring, I had the pleasure of helping Kristin with her Soul Sisters church group of ladies. They were doing a devotional study and asked me to come in early each week and help to explain theological concepts and Bible ...

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