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Ashes to Ashes – Dust to Dust?

This week marks twenty two years since Mom died and we had her funeral prior to internment at a cemetery in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Twenty years before that, in 1978, we laid Dad to rest after a long ...

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Story Time!

I love to tell stories and one of my friends let me know that he thought this was one of my special gifts. For some reason, I seem to have a story for almost any occasion and I think I ...

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Paper Maps…

Earlier this year, Janet and I traveled to Florida to attend a destination wedding at DisneyWorld. Although we flew to Orlando, we decided to use paper maps to get the lay of the land and locate different places of interest ...

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Knowledge… and a Relationship!

I spent a number of years in seminary back in the first decade of this century. Janet and I felt compelled that I should go to school and, as many of you know, I attended a small conservative seminary where ...

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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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