Monthly Archives: October 2017

Five Minute Friday — Overcome

I know it’s Sunday and this is a Five Minute Friday exercise. Sunday … Friday. Not quite the same. But the point, as I’ve said many times, is it’s not the day, but the discipline. It doesn’t matter whether it’s … Continue reading

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Shareathon

This is one of those I wish it wasn’t needed posts … the annual Shareathons. I do a lot of online listening, so in the space of a couple of weeks I’ve heard the pitches from my local Family Life … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Discover

I know I said I would probably be on the road today, but — surprise! — things change. I moved the trip to next week, so here I am for Five Minute Friday on Friday. Next week it will probably … Continue reading

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Step of Faith

Gulp! I’ve embarked on a new path after a couple of years of procrastinating {I know I never do that}, questioning the value of the project and questioning myself. But I was encouraged through faith to take that first step … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Invite

Saturday confession time. I’m a Five Minute Friday backslider, falling out of my Friday writing routine and into a Saturday session. But, through the grace of God and the indulgence of my fellow Five Minute Friday contributors, I know I’m … Continue reading

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Grace

If you’re thinking this is an “inspirational” post, surprise! It’s not. It’s a restaurant review. Grace. Yes, that’s the name of the restaurant I visited last weekend in Portland, ME. And it’s appropriate since the venue is a circa 1856 … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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