Category Archives: Humor Turned to Insight

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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Time to Leave the Grave Clothes in the Tomb

My personal conviction is that there aren’t any humanoid creatures living on Mars, or any other planet for that matter. I’m pretty sure, though, that if there are any out there, they’ve probably heard of the coronavirus by now and … Continue reading

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What If … It All Went Away?

I didn’t grow up going to church, so much of what was in the Bible was new to me, and some of it was really perplexing. For instance, why in the world would any reasonable, sober parent ever name a … Continue reading

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Right Time ~ Wrong Question

I have never officiated as a qualified referee in an athletic contest, but I’ve often felt like I needed a striped shirt and a whistle when standing between couples or groups in the midst of a contentious squabble. Most of … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Afterthought

Curiosity is an intriguing phenomenon. The first thing I recall being taught about curiosity was that it has a lethal effect on cats. No one bothered to explain to me exactly how that process worked, and I don’t recall anyone … Continue reading

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Christmas ~ Same Old Thing (Story 1 from the Book Series)

As announced earlier this week, we’d like to share something with our readers that is not only special to us, but that we hope may be a source of blessing and encouragement for you. Beginning with today’s regular Saturday morning … Continue reading

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