Category Archives: Insights

Every Day Is Halloween ~ Demons in Disguise

The annual arrival of pumpkins, colorful mums, and corn shocks once again heralds the approach of another “non-holiday, holiday”. Over the years, Halloween has been a time that’s generally accompanied by a resurgence of morbid curiosity about metaphysical issues and … Continue reading

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Looking at Kindness ~ A Virtue Worth Reviving

On our way back to the car after leaving a store recently, my wife and I were chatting about some things we planned to do later. I was focused on what we were talking about and not paying much attention … Continue reading

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Nothing More to Wait For

I used to be a pretty good golfer. Well, okay… Let me clarify that. I was pretty good three or four times every 18 holes or so. In my head I was a pretty good golfer a lot more often … Continue reading

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Okay Now . . . “Open Wide”

About three years ago, I discovered that the reason I couldn’t walk half a block without puffing and blowing like an overworked steam engine wasn’t just because I was out of shape, and that weird aching in my left arm … Continue reading

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Wait . . . “What???”

Saying things that sounded peculiar or counterintuitive to human nature was one of the hallmarks of Jesus’ interactions, especially with His adversaries. After hearing one of his characteristic comments, it was probably commonplace for some in His audience to pause … Continue reading

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No Breath ~ No Life

A short walk past our neighbor’s house and down the hill leads to a low-lying area that has collected runoff water and become a small pond full of stagnant, slimy green water. For years, it was what we called a … Continue reading

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