Category Archives: Wake Up Calls

Oh Yeah? . . . Says Who?

One of my friends had a habit of almost reflexively asking a question whenever someone made a statement about some new policy we were expected to follow at work or an additional task we were required to do. He’d say,

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Celebrate Mothers ~ Celebrate Life

First, for anyone who may not have realized that tomorrow is Mother’s Day, this is your friendly reminder, and of course, “You’re welcome.” Mother’s Day is upon us, so prepared or not, it’s time to pause and 

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Golgotha ~ Where “Nothing” Becomes Everything

And He [Jesus], bearing His cross, went out to a place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha, where they crucified Him, and two others with Him, one on either side, and Jesus in the … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday ~ Making It Personal

As many of you know, Diane and I have just returned from a two-week pilgrimage to Israel, the Holy Land. Now that we’re back home, a mountain of memories and spiritually significant experiences are 

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Confronting the Unknowns

Confronting the unknown can be a frightening experience. It challenges that comforting sense of control that we love. Being unprepared for whatever we think might be coming our way undermines the 

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Time to Deploy Our Non-Carnal Arsenal

War is shocking. The images and stories that emerge from it leave us stunned and speechless. Emotions impossible to accurately describe assail us when 

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