Category Archives: observations


I shared a post from The Colson center the other day. It was about the Equality Act and what it will mean for Christians. It wasn’t meant as an attack against anyone – just a safeguard for those who share … Continue reading

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Lead with Love

I don’t remember mom and dad talking to us about a lot of serious things. Maybe they talked to my siblings – but I just don’t remember them talking to me about things like racism, worldview, the Bible, or even … Continue reading

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The Blessing

I have heard a million times that “Life is not perfect” and this is accurate. We face very real problems every day. We all have our “why me” moments – the kids cry, the laundry piles up, the dog is … Continue reading

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Donald Trump et al

I don’t usually like to post about politics. But I am going to make an exception today, primarily on the Republican Party, but politics on both sides of the aisle this election cycle. There is an ugly mood out there. … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Westward Ho … 1

Happy is the husband of a good wife; the number of his days will be doubled. A loyal wife brings joy to her husband, and he will complete his years in peace. A good wife is a great blessing; she … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday

Sunday, our pastor offered a challenge. I’m going to extend it here. Sunday was Trinity Sunday. Most Christians are Trinitarians — believers in God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit — or at least they say they are. The reality … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Blue

It’s Five Minute Friday time. A couple of hundred of us get together at Kate’s place ( write for five minutes on a specific prompt. It’s an exercise that keeps us sharp and broadens of network. And — for the … Continue reading

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I Feel Safe

I don’t watch a lot of television or movies. In fact, most of the time — unless it’s football — it’s on for background. The grandkids, on the other hand, like the action shows, including the NCIS series, Hawaii Five-O, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Real

It’s Friday, so it’s time to join the group at Kate’s place ( for Five Minute Friday. Here, we shun convention and write with {sometimes reckless} abandon for five minutes {or so} on a particular prompt word. It’s an exercise … Continue reading

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Whenever I travel, random thought just pop into the noggin — I call them free range thoughts.  So, I thought I would clean up some of those cobwebs cluttering my mind… I think this was the first time … ever … Continue reading

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