Category Archives: Holidays

A “Flood” of Opportunities

This is the weekend that we celebrate the concept of work here in America.  We pause to honor all of our citizens who engage in it and whose labor sustains the shining symbol of freedom and prosperity that America represents … Continue reading

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Freedom–What We’re Fighting Against, or Who We’re Living For?

Once again, we’re about to celebrate America’s declaration to the world that we would be a free and independent nation, that our people would be able to exercise their God-given rights, including the right of self-determination and the liberty to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – Firing Up More Than the Grill

For the average guy, a “Hallmark Holiday” like Father’s Day often means running the risk of getting sucked into an episode-blubbering sentimentality, a challenge made only slightly more endurable by the hope that there will be a slab of red … Continue reading

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A Living Memorial – Or Just Another Pile of Rocks?

No summer day, not even Virginia’s notorious ‘dog days’ of August, ever intimidated my grandpa into wearing a short-sleeved shirt. Long-sleeved shirts were as much a trademark as his hat and that little half-smile he held in reserve for those … Continue reading

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For Mom – Reflecting Again on the Brightest Morning Ever

As some of you know, last year the Lord escorted my mother out of this world and introduced her to that place He had gone to prepare for her so long ago. Shortly after that, I shared some reflections surrounding … Continue reading

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Calvary’s Combatants and Easter’s Victory

First, a heartfelt disclaimer—I cannot reflect on the events we commemorate this week and find comments worthy of any of them. Human life’s core meaning, purpose, and value to God is encapsulated within these events. Together, they unveil the underlying … Continue reading

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