Category Archives: Right Side Up

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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Lest We Forget

One of my daughter’s favorite toys when she was a little girl was an “Etch-a-Sketch.” It had a red plastic frame with a gray screen and two little knobs at the bottom and looked like a little TV. Moving the … Continue reading

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Time to Turn Up the Volume

Near the top of the list of commercials that send me reaching for the remote are those where the person on camera feels the need to yell at me. Sometimes yelling at me is a good thing. If, for instance, … Continue reading

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