Tag Archives: Forgiveness of sins

Resurrection’s Painful Prerequisite

The winner of the 1980 Boston Marathon made the news in an unusual way back then. Many noticed that the woman who came in first with a new course record looked remarkably fresh and unflustered, and it was ultimately discovered … Continue reading

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Right Time ~ Wrong Question

I have never officiated as a qualified referee in an athletic contest, but I’ve often felt like I needed a striped shirt and a whistle when standing between couples or groups in the midst of a contentious squabble. Most of … 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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No Such Thing as Free Delivery

It’s not unusual for terms to be redefined by changing trends in popular usage over time. The concept of what it means to have something “delivered” is an example of that kind of transition. For most of us, when we … Continue reading

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Warning ~ Cross Ahead

Without a lot of forethought, I drove my midsize SUV down past the dock and pulled off on the side of the road leading down to the Kuskokwim River in Alaska. As I slipped the gear lever into “Park” and … Continue reading

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A Face-to-Face Meeting with the Enemy

We’re approaching Easter, that time of year when nature is coming back to life and our hearts and minds are occupied with optimistic and uplifting themes like resurrection and hope. Dealing with enemies is not a subject I had intended … Continue reading

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