Category Archives: Humor Turned to Insight

Junkyard Empires

I guess they’re referred to as some kind of recycling center these days, but when I was younger, they were just called junkyards — and I loved them. My first car was a refugee from one of them – or … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Prayer ~ Complements of “Alexa”

We human beings have a tendency to focus on ourselves. It’s paradoxical, then, that we’re so determined to do things that aren’t in our best interest. For instance, it doesn’t take a degree in nutritional analysis to 

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Sanctity of Life ~ A Lesson from Archie Bunker’s Chair

Remember Archie Bunker’s chair? Those of us who recall the award-winning TV series, All in the Family, and its iconic lead character are immediately aware that a piece of rather plain furniture had its own 

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Fasting ~ Not “If”, but “When”

Sometimes God directs us to think about things and do things that are, to say the least, not high on our list of favorite spiritual subjects. This is one of those times. Today we’re going to resist the enticing urges … Continue reading

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Just Doin’ Our Job ~ Another Source of Hope

Since we endeavor to publish our posts around the same time each Saturday morning, this year is obviously a bit problematic because this Saturday is Christmas morning, and there’s a slight possibility that some of us may be a little … Continue reading

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A Way ~ When There Is No Way

I love praise music, but sometimes choruses get a little too repetitive to suit me. They kick in something called the law of diminishing returns. It’s like comparing the first 

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