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Still a Servant…

We are getting close to the end of the year and for the last three years, I have been gradually reducing the work that I do with the thought that retirement is creeping up on me. I really don't think ...

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Post Office Box 1711

When I sold parts of the company back in 2001, I moved my office into our home. Ever since that time, my office in our house has been my base of operations. Usually, I am out on the road and ...

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Your Roadmap for Life…

Today, December 12, 2019, our oldest grandson, Connor, turned eighteen. I can't say that I never thought that this day would come - it's something that we have been looking forward to since Connor was born. In fact, I remember ...

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The Vulnerable Jesus…

I can't even begin to recount the number of times that I have read the Christmas story. While there is a short account in the book of Matthew, there is a much longer narrative written by the good doctor, Luke. ...

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The What-If Game…

Have you ever played the What-If game? You know the game - you think about something and before you know it, you are down some deep rabbit hole considering all kinds of alternatives and things that could happen to you. ...

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Welcome – With Rules…

Our daughter, Kristin, and her family have made a decision to downsize their home and so several months ago their house went on the market and sold rather quickly. She and the rest of the family found another home that, ...

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Tryptophan?

It's Thanksgiving Day, 2019. Andrew and I cooked one of our largest turkeys to date - 31# as it went into the oven this morning. This is the first Thanksgiving that all of our children have been present since Jill ...

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A Tech Sabbath…

We are in the middle of a series at church about how technology influences our lives - and how insidious it can be without us even being aware of how we are being impacted. Each week we have been challenged ...

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Snollygosters…

In this year of unbridled disagreement, bordering on hatred for each other, the Democrats and Republicans are both hurting their respective parties and their images with the general public across the country. And even though we can go back in ...

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Above and Beyond…

Last week, Janet and her sister, Debbie, flew to Williamsburg, VA to meet their youngest sister, Nancy, for a sister's week-end together. After a great time together, Janet and Deb were dropped off at the Richmond, VA airport for a ...

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