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In Person is Better!

It's been several months that this country, and most of the world,  has been in quarantine. While it's true that some areas of the country have started to open up, we aren't fully back to normal and God only knows ...

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Remembering our Military…

Tomorrow is Memorial Day, 2020. In some circles, it is referred to as Decoration Day - and that is what my maternal grandmother used to call it. Back when I was a child, we would decorate our bicycles and ride ...

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Tonsils!

For the past several weeks, our daughter Jill has been suffering with swollen tonsils, This is quite unusual for people her age, but nonetheless, it was a real problem complicated by the restrictions on visiting medical practices, etc. And surgery, ...

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Biblical 40’s….

Recently, there has been a post circulating on FaceBook about how there are many signs pointing to the "fact" that the coronavirus is somehow scripturally tied to the number forty. For example, the year 2020 can be thought of as ...

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A “Greek” Easter…

This coming Sunday the Greek Orthodox Church will be celebrating Easter, one week after most of the other Christian churches have had their traditional Holy Week. Some people wonder if the Greek Orthodox Church is really Christian, but it is ...

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The Folded Cloth…

There is an obscure part of the resurrection story that we generally glance over when reading the account of the first Easter morning. John, generally referred to as the apostle that Jesus loved, tells us several details that we don't ...

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Hosanna vs. Hallelujah!

So here we are again on Palm Sunday, the traditional start of the last week of the life of Jesus before His resurrection - defeating death once and for all. As Jesus entered Jerusalem, on the back of a colt, ...

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We, the Church!

Dana (yes, her real name) came out of the kitchen in her diner on Tuesday evening and announced that she would be closing the restaurant at 8:00 p.m. That in itself is not any different from any other night at ...

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Escorted by Angels…

As many of you already know, my brother, Doug, and I had a rather sad week-end as we said good-bye to our youngest brother, Ken. Several weeks ago, Ken suffered a cardiac event coupled with several other health issues that ...

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After “Ordinary Time”…

Well, here we are. It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating Christmas and then the twelve days of Christmas that I wrote about in early January. Then, Epiphany, the celebration and remembrance of the arrival of the wise ...

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