Category Archives: Holidays

The Sincerest Thanksgiving Ever

There has to be a country song that includes a line like, “Here We Go Again,” and if I knew it, I’d feel like singing a chorus of it right now. Impulses like that should at least keep me from … Continue reading

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A Zombie Drama for Halloween

Christian writers tend either to ignore Halloween or focus exclusively on the dark and macabre stuff associated with it. But since yet another spooky Halloween is on the horizon this weekend, maybe it’s time to break with tradition and give … Continue reading

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A Key to God’s Strategic Action Plan ~ Rest

The Labor Day holiday is a good time to remind ourselves that God considers work to be more than a physical effort. Work is spiritual as well, and God has a vested interest in how we approach it. In light … Continue reading

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Freedom . . . A Living Word, Especially when Spoken with a Dying Breath

When the William Wallace character in the movie, Braveheart, was about to be executed, his heart reached out to once again gather all the love it had for his native land and its people. Then he filled his tortured lungs … 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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For Mom ~ The Brightest Morning Ever

Time machines may only exist in the fantasies of dreamers and fiction writers, but in spite of that, thinking about my mom on Mother’s Day turns back the clock and ushers me back to a time that is 

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