Category Archives: Forgiveness

2020, A Year of Dashed Expectations ~ Except for One

Familiarity can be comforting. Life feels simpler and more manageable when we know what to expect. And in the interest of full disclosure, I must admit that I like routines. My wife would be quick to affirm that there are … Continue reading

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“Seedless” ~ OK for Grapes, but not for the Gospel

It was a beautiful morning, and I was pleasantly munching on a handful of grapes as I sat at my desk working on what I hoped would be my next blog post. The sweet little purple tidbits were a healthy … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Victory

In the ongoing theater of human history, the contest unfolding on the American stage of governance right now is more dramatic and intense than any we have witnessed. The hyper-contentious atmosphere prevailing in the land has spawned conflicts and confrontations … Continue reading

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On Stage at “The Improv”

When I first heard about someone buying tickets to go see something they referred to as “The Improv”, I had no idea what they were talking about. Turns out they were going to what was basically a comedy show. Apparently, … Continue reading

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Repeating the “Call for a Conversation”

At some point in the course of every news cycle these days, it seems as though someone is demanding that we “have a conversation” about one of the many problem issues plaguing our nation these days. As we watch the … Continue reading

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No Substitutes Allowed

For years, Mom used to bless me on special occasions with her signature version of an applesauce cake. She had monkeyed with the recipe a bit over the years, and her rendition was unique and really quite delicious. As Mom … Continue reading

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