Category Archives: Faith, Family, and Culture

Time to Take the Cover Off

Over the years, I’ve had a couple of friends whose hobbies included renovating older cars. They didn’t care that they were broken down refugees from a junkyard whose former glory had long since faded. The fact that their 

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Unity and Diversity at Work ~ God’s Way

A couple of days or so ago, I was blessed to be astonished once again at the genius of God in creating these human bodies we all inhabit. One of the wonderfully gifted medical professionals charged with keeping me functional … Continue reading

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Time to Make the “Good News” Visible

I don’t think I’m alone in my daily prayer that today will be the day when we see some good news and an indication that the craziness engulfing so much of our country has reached its zenith. I begin every … Continue reading

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Convenience ~ An Appealing Quality with a Dangerous Downside

Don’t we modern Americans just love convenience? There seems to be a mad rush to fill our homes with things that contribute to it. With the possible exception of our pets, and in some cases, our kids, everything in our … Continue reading

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And You Fathers . . .

It’s beginning to feel like a new day. Folks are fleeing the two-dimensional zoom world and doing things in ways that actually feel normal again. Hints of optimism are popping up and there seems to be a growing readiness to … Continue reading

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A Touching Engagement

In last week’s post, An after-Dinner Eye Exam, we might have imagined ourselves gathered around the table with the other guests, as Jesus had dinner with a Pharisee named Simon (Luke 7:36-50). We watched as an uninvited and unexpected guest … Continue reading

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