Category Archives: Right Side Up

Time to Make the “Good News” Visible

I don’t think I’m alone in my daily prayer that today will be the day when we see some good news and an indication that the craziness engulfing so much of our country has reached its zenith. I begin every … Continue reading

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Only Seven Words . . .

We tell stories for lots of reasons. We tell them to educate our children, to sell products, to illustrate how things work, to explain human behaviors, to reprimand, instruct, and enlighten. Jesus, the Master Storyteller, obviously included some of those … Continue reading

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Convenience ~ An Appealing Quality with a Dangerous Downside

Don’t we modern Americans just love convenience? There seems to be a mad rush to fill our homes with things that contribute to it. With the possible exception of our pets, and in some cases, our kids, everything in our … 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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A Touching Engagement

In last week’s post, An after-Dinner Eye Exam, we might have imagined ourselves gathered around the table with the other guests, as Jesus had dinner with a Pharisee named Simon (Luke 7:36-50). We watched as an uninvited and unexpected guest … Continue reading

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An After-Dinner Eye Exam

Most public figures learn pretty quickly, and sometimes painfully, that invitations to attend social engagements don’t always turn out like we originally anticipated. Sometimes things happen that turn the event in a direction no one expected. Luke reminds us that … Continue reading

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