Tag Archives: celebration

Hearts and Flowers

I consider myself a romantic. But there is one holiday I absolutely detest {I would say hate, but that’s a realllly strong word}. You got it. Valentine’s Day. Since I was a wee lad, I endured the trials and tribulations … Continue reading

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The Journey — Epilogue?

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned I had officially ended my late year journey. I’ve been keeping you posted with the blessings the Lord has given me in the three months of travel visiting with each of my children, … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part Five

One of  the great things about my journey over the past three months is my plans have not been constrained. I challenged myself to visit with the kids/grandkids/great-grandkids and meet and greet with other family and friends — new and … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2019

As a Christmas gift, I would like to share a Christmas message. As I’ve doing for the past few years, I “borrowed” some words my wife wrote, which became a staple for Christmas in the Reveille/Between the Lakes. I thought … Continue reading

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Call Him Jesus

(The angel said) “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a Son, and you shall call His Name Jesus, … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part Four

Four down … one to go. I actually have another day here in Kentucky, my fourth leg of the journey. Eldest son Joe and  I have plans for dinner with some of his friends. Some of you who follow my … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in 2019

When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2019. It’s a natural feeling. We’re winding down, but there are still too many families separated by war. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Wondrous Work of God

“Bless the Lord God, the God of Israel — the only One who does wondrous things! Bless God’s glorious name forever; let His glory fill all the earth!” — Psalm 72:18-19, CEB When was the last time you noticed the … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part Two

The second leg of my late year journey has come to a close. Like the first chapter in Massachusetts, this second chapter in New York flew by much too fast, but was crammed full of additional memories. To recap, I’m … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

I’m not a big fan of Halloween. I never was … even as a kid. I never got into it as my five children looked forward to trick or treating. I still keep my porch light off on Halloween night, … Continue reading

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