Category Archives: stories

Reflections from the Road

Anyone who knows me — or follows me — knows I spend a lot of time on the road. I don’t know if it’s a sad thing or an accomplishment, but I actually choose most of my miles. I don’t … Continue reading

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O Canada

I really faced a dilemma Sunday. I was pulpit supply so I couldn’t leave early and I needed to get back for a Monday doctor’s appointment. In between there was this massive coastal storm that promised havoc through most of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Safe

I feel like I’m on a roll. It’s Friday and I’m working on my Five Minute Friday contribution. Okay, it’s late Friday … but it’s still Friday! The exercise involves spending five minutes writing on a specific prompt word and … Continue reading

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An Itinerant Preacher

I’m not sure what the formal criteria are for designation as an itinerant preacher. I know it infers traveling to different congregations, although traditionally it’s on a circuit. I’m not sure if I formally qualify, but this Sunday I will … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2016

After reading some of my Five Minute Friday friends’ posts this week, I realized I must have missed something in Kate Motaung’s memo. I reread the invitation. Sure enough, Kate didn’t ask for the top Five Minute Friday post of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Top Post of 2016

I did just what I promised last week and waded through this year’s Five Minute Friday posts to pick out YOUR favorite. Ironically, while not Christmasy, it was relevant to the season. This week we celebrate Christ’s birth. YOUR favorite … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Road

Those who follow my blog know I love driving. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the Interstate or back roads … city or country … with a destination in mind or going on a serendipitous journey. Over the years, I’ve had … Continue reading

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