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“The Love Month” Part 3 ~ A Love We Don’t Write Songs About

I love music. Well…, in the interest of full disclosure, I should qualify that statement a bit and admit right up front that I’m probably a little opinionated regarding that subject. What I mean is that I love music that … Continue reading

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“The Love Month” ~ Love According to God: Part 2

As another Valentine’s Day looms ahead, there’s a simple, but important principle worth considering, and it reminds me of a dear friend back in our home state. She is, in the opinion of many, an authentic aficionado when it comes … Continue reading

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Another “Love Month” Begins ~ Part I

In most years, February is probably my least favorite month. It’s a bit early to judge this one yet, but February usually brings challenges we could do without. For instance, before we can manage to pause long enough to be … Continue reading

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To Be, or Not to Be? There’s a Better Question . . .

The anxieties and unanswered questions brought on by these uncertain days remind me of my high school days when, through no fault of our own, we were forced to read Shakespeare. It was an especially abusive procedure for us, especially 

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The Transition of Power We’re Missing

When we get news that a severe storm is headed our way, most of us don’t decide that the thing to do is to gather in a group and condemn the weather patterns that facilitated it. Neither do we call … Continue reading

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God’s No Fly List ~ Are You on It?

There are lots of reasons to look for an escape these days. For those of us who consider ourselves conservatives and followers of Jesus, the odds of finding anything uplifting or encouraging in current news reports make winning the lottery … Continue reading

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