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Keys and Clickers

There has been a real run on keys around our house lately. Andrew bought a new car, Kristin has her new home, we're getting ready to purchase another house and on top of it all, we have keys to the ...

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Ego Boundaries

I had a wonderful conversation with a friend of mine today about the way we phrase things and what it says about our behavior. The whole study of how we react to others and how well we represent ourselves is ...

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Mary…. a Truly Divine Mother?

Today is Mother's Day, and like most families across the country, we got together and had brunch. There were 12 of us and it was something - 6 kids with 6 adults. Jill and Drew came from Oklahoma to celebrate ...

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Work, Then Eat….

After a long winter and somewhat wet spring so far, the past week or so has been filled with a great deal of work, in addition to the full time work I do in the corporate and ministry worlds. In ...

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The Good; and the Incredibly Evil….

With all the talk about the political situation in the country, it only seems fitting as we approach the primaries in several weeks, that we remember on this date, April 30th, in 1789, the newly elected President George Washington took ...

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Please, Lord, Search Me…

The last several weeks have been a whirlwind for Janet and me, as well as the rest of the family. Since Janet's RA diagnosis, she has been a bit more quiet - so have I.... We spent quite a bit ...

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What’s in a Name?

Did you ever have a nickname? I know I certainly did. When I was in grammar school, our gym teacher called me Touhy, or was that 2E, or maybe it was Too-ee... Problem was, I could never knew how to ...

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The Watery Abyss

Today, April 15th, is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the H.M.S. Titanic, the largest cruise ship in the world at the time of her launching. Several years ago, Janet and I travelled up the eastern seaboard of the ...

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Passover and the Cross

One of my dearest friends is Jewish; and another one is Greek Orthodox. And of course, a great number of my friends are Christian. So when it comes to this time of year, I usually reflect on the different religious ...

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Always Present

It's 3:00 am Easter morning and I can't sleep. I think I am fighting a little something - maybe a sore throat or a cold. I have been busy and finishing up fiscal year end stuff and I worked a ...

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