Category Archives: message

The eye of a needle

I try to share my words from the other side of the pulpit. Here are today’s nuggets. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. … Continue reading

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Wisdom From a Father

One of the things I’ve learned since publishing Heaven Shining Through is one time is not enough. If you want credibility as a writer, you need a collection of work. Enter phase two. I will be publishing a second book … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday –Potential

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker  who thought about writing and how often our perfectionism … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Crowd

Time for Five Minute Friday! Five Minute Friday is an opportunity to focus on a prompt word for five minutes (more or less), write a pithy (or sometimes not so pithy) post, share it with others at Kate’s place on … Continue reading

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Why?

There’s an inscription in the book George Bailey finds in the film, It’s a Wonderful Life. “Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends.” Let’s face it, sometimes we all feel we failed. Our emotions go underwater and we … Continue reading

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Words for the Week

As I usually do, here are my words from behind the pulpit, delivered at Dover-Foxcrost (ME) United Methodist Church Sunday. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, LORD, my Rock … Continue reading

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