Category Archives: grace

Five Minute Friday — Truth

Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Five Minute Friday on Saturday. I was just mentioning to my daughters at dinner — a late dinner at that — I hadn’t written my Five Minute Friday assignment yet. In unison they chimed back, “Dad, you … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Enough

Okay. It’s Saturday. I guess my Friday writing run has ended. In my defense, I just couldn’t function yesterday. From the time I opened my eyes in the morning — through two power naps (one lasting two hours) — until … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Define

Friday. Time for Five Minute Friday. Yeah, I know. Friday. But I do look forward to the writing exercise, meeting with my FMF friends to ponder, put down and share a word prompt with them. Thanks to Kate Motaung for … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Weak

I have a good excuse. I was on the road yesterday! Seriously, whether it’s Friday, Saturday or sometimes Sunday or later, I’m compelled to participate in the Five Minute Friday exercise, much like a schoolboy with an assignment — and … Continue reading

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A Year Without ‘Sonni’-Shine

I received the news a year ago today. My very close friend Sonni had died, less than two weeks after suffering a debilitating overnight stroke. Over the past few years, Sonni and I had become very close friends, She was … Continue reading

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If We’re Honest

Here’s a share of my sermon this morning at West Fayette Presbyterian Church. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. If you had faith … Continue reading

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