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The Corporate Preacher…

When I finished seminary, I thought that I would be done with the corporate world and would end up with a church. Frankly, I had it with all the politics in the business community and seminary was a haven that ...

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At the End of the Rainbow…

Today is March 17th, better known as St. Patrick's Day. In some parts of the world, it has become a really important date on the calendar. When I was young, one of my best friends always wore a fleur-de-lis, one ...

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Et Tu, Brutus?

About this time each year, I can't help but think about several things - moving the clocks ahead, the beginning of spring and the Ides of March. We have already moved the clocks ahead yesterday, spring is still about a ...

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Annual Maintenance…

Today, our newest car is two years old. I have to admit that it runs great and we really enjoy having it, especially on long road trips. We are comfortable, we have heated and cooled seats - and the front ...

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The Stall…

As I sit here writing this evening, I can't help but think about the 24 pound beef brisket that is in our smoker on the lower patio of our home. It's really quite an adventure but I have to be ...

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A Sacrificial Time…

Yesterday, we entered the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday, the first day of the 40 days (plus 6 Sundays) before Easter. After Christmas, on January 10th, we started the liturgical period of "Ordinary Time" which ended with the beginning ...

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We Miss You, Walter…!

For those of you too young to remember him, the most trusted man in America for decades was a newsman by the name of Walter Cronkite. He was revered in this country - by both political parties. For eons he ...

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Forward and Backward…

In case you haven't been following the social forums this week, we are in the middle of a Palindrome Week. If you aren't familiar with this term, a palindrome is a set of words, letters or numbers that read the ...

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Another Year Passes…

Each year, I find that I become increasingly reflective around the time of my birthday - which was yesterday... It seems that the years pass more quickly than they used to - and I focus on other concerns than the ...

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Happy Birthday, Transitions…

This Saturday, February 19th, I will celebrate my 69th trip around the sun. For those who have been with me for years, you know that each year near my birthday, I go back and re-visit the origins of Transitions by ...

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