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My Life with Angelina

As I carried the near-lifeless body of my Havenese Tess from the car to the vet’s office, I vowed never to get another dog. I can still see her eyes — the only thing working and alive — as we … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread with Jesus

For anyone who is interested, I generally share my words from the solo side of the pulpit. Sunday, I filled in at West Fayette Presbyterian Church in New York. This week, I will be presiding at Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Collect

Happy Sunday! Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. Even though I’m typically a day late, I cherish this exercise. And I do have a good excuse … even better than the dog ate my homework! I was … Continue reading

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Way back when when I started in this crazy business, reporters would pound the keyboards of our trusty manual typewriters on recycled newsprint. We would pull out our masterpiece and send it to the editor. There, red from the editor’s … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

I was supposed to fill the pulpit at West Fayette Presbyterian next weekend, but when I found out my daughter would be in town from Ohio, I made some quick adjustments and switched pulpit supplies to fill in this week … Continue reading

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The Boss Baby

If you want to gauge the worth of a children’s animated movie, go to a matinee … then listen. You have to have a discerning ear. You have to be able to distinguish between children laughing for the sake of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Purpose

It’s Friday! It’s Five Minute Friday time! And it’s Friday! It doesn’t take much to excite me, I guess, but to actually get the time on a Friday to post with this amazing group, well, it’s priceless. You know the … Continue reading

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