Category Archives: Insights

No Natural Explanation

Things that appear to be supernatural are fascinating, aren’t they? When I was about 16, I paid fifty cents to see “Marvel the Magician” at our local county fair and was thoroughly intrigued and mystified by his power to magically … Continue reading

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Narratives–Irritating Distractions or Divine Directives?

My uncle once remarked about his wife, “She’ll talk with you about anything you want to talk about—as long as it’s horses.” It was his way of alerting folks to the fact that my aunt was a horse enthusiast—“enthusiast” meaning, … Continue reading

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Divisiveness in America–A Right Side Up Perspective

Posting a picture of a hangnail that you think makes your thumb look like John the Baptist would be more likely to go viral these days than another impassioned, whining reminder that we live in a divided nation. Google pops … 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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Whoa… Didn’t See That Coming!

We’re always intrigued by people who claim somehow to be able to see beyond the veil of the present and tell us what’s going to happen in the future—especially if it’s going to happen to us. “Fortune tellers”, “psychics”, “mediums”, … 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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