Memorial Day ~ A Different Perspective

Last week, due to an unexpected extension of my post-surgical time in the hospital, followed by a subsequent re-admission, sadly, we were left with Continue reading

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Oh Yeah? . . . Says Who?

One of my friends had a habit of almost reflexively asking a question whenever someone made a statement about some new policy we were expected to follow at work or an additional task we were required to do. He’d say, Continue reading

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Celebrate Mothers ~ Celebrate Life

First, for anyone who may not have realized that tomorrow is Mother’s Day, this is your friendly reminder, and of course, “You’re welcome.” Mother’s Day is upon us, so prepared or not, it’s time to pause and  Continue reading

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It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

God seems to love finding those times when He can unexpectedly show up in our lives and deliver a message without requiring a single word to be uttered by anyone. He seemed to be on a roll with Continue reading

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Facing Up to a Few Things

My wife and I are greeters at our church, and we absolutely love doing that. But as the pandemic paranoia unfolded, I realized that my role as a greeter began to feel different. It wasn’t that I didn’t still love exchanging words of welcome and a comment or two with those who were coming in, but something was  Continue reading

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Golgotha ~ Where “Nothing” Becomes Everything

And He [Jesus], bearing His cross, went out to a place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha, where they crucified Him, and two others with Him, one on either side, and Jesus in the center. (John 19:17–18 NKJV)

Golgotha, that notorious place just outside the wall of Jerusalem, was a name everybody recognized – and one that instilled Continue reading

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