Category Archives: Forgiveness

“The Love Month” Part 3 ~ A Love We Don’t Write Songs About

I love music. Well…, in the interest of full disclosure, I should qualify that statement a bit and admit right up front that I’m probably a little opinionated regarding that subject. What I mean is that I love music that … Continue reading

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“The Love Month” Part 2 ~ Love According to God

As another Valentine’s Day looms ahead, there’s a simple, but important principle worth considering, and it reminds me of a dear friend back in our home state. She is, in the opinion of many, an authentic aficionado when it comes … Continue reading

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To Be, or Not to Be? There’s a Better Question . . .

The anxieties and unanswered questions brought on by these uncertain days remind me of my high school days when, through no fault of our own, we were forced to read Shakespeare. It was an especially abusive procedure for us, especially 

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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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