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Tradition…

More and more families these days have dispensed with traditions and are doing what is convenient as opposed to what binds us to our past. Thanksgiving is certainly one of those days, perhaps the most important one other than Christmas, ...

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Mercy and Grace…

I had a really interesting question from our niece yesterday. During her weekly Bible study, her group got into a discussion about the difference between grace and mercy. Frankly, I thought it would be a topic of general interest and ...

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Still on the Throne…

Let's face it. The last several months have been tough politically. It doesn't make any difference which party you belong to, as tempers have been flaring and civility has pretty much gone out the window. Although things have been more ...

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Please…and Thank You!

It started out like any other day at the Kroger deli counter. Janet and I were standing in line, waiting our turn to be served, and the lady to my right was next in line. When asked what she wanted, ...

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Let There Be Light…

Janet and I were out walking our dog, Hank, earlier this week and noticed an odd solar powered landscape light stuck in the ground at the corner of our block. It happened to be right next to the post that ...

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“I Feel Fresh…”

Today marked a big day in the life of our youngest grandson, Drew. That's because he was was baptized this morning at his home church in Reydon, Oklahoma. Although we weren't able to be there in person, our daughter, Jill, ...

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Obedience…

Hank, our Doberman, has been with us about nine months now. He had been surrendered by two other families before we adopted him last December 29th. He's a big guy - about 92 pounds and I am sure that he ...

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Released!

I received some great news this week. After more than 23 weeks since my injury this spring, and five months after surgery to repair the damage, I was released from the surgeon's care. It is, for all intents and purposes, ...

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Old School Tools…

Years ago I developed a reputation for having the right tool at the right time to do the required job. In fact, our kids, and many others, call me when they need something and I am usually able to put ...

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Hard to Pray for…

I have recently been working on my prayer life. I just don't think that I pray enough. When I say that I will pray for people, I do, - but lately, I have been sensitive to people who really need ...

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