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Another Birthday

I know there is no time in eternity, but I  have to say, you haven’t aged a day, Sweetheart. You’re even more beautiful today than ever. Tomorrow is actually you’re birthday, but I couldn’t resist making my usual remark — … Continue reading

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A Gift for You

My Name Is Sam … and Heaven Is Still Shining Through — the audio version — has been released for a couple of weeks and has already made a splash. However, I hadn’t had a chance to listen to the … Continue reading

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Sympathy vs. Compassion

This is going to be a strange posting week. I usurped Monday’s Words for the Week to wish my late wife a happy anniversary. Today is usually reserved for Readin’, ‘Ritin’ & ‘Rithmetic, but since we won’t be having a … Continue reading

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A Fork in the Road

This week’s reflection is by Wren Wynn of Agape Metropolitan Community Church, Fort Worth, TX. “I was starting in ignorance, fueled by more ignorance and a major helping of incorrect information …” — Gary Paulsen, Winterdance When I was a … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Life

It’s time for this week’s Five Minute Friday. The prompt is LIFE. But first, if you haven’t been following FMF, it’s never too late to join us — every week or even just occasionally. It’s really a fun way to … Continue reading

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Another Gift

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star … Continue reading

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Using Time Wisely to Cultivate the Seeds of Faith

Every day has 1,440 minutes. If we sleep eight hours a day, that leaves us awake 960 minutes a day. What do we do with those minutes? How do we pass the precious time God gives us each day of … Continue reading

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This Day

It started as a way to spend time praying for my family, friends and faith partners and share with them some nugget of encouragement for the week. Sometimes it’s a sentence. Sometimes a paragraph. Sometimes a story. I’ve discovered each … Continue reading

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Another Great Day

I woke up to some great news today … I mean, truly great news! I am now a great-grandfather for the third time. My grandson Zack and his wife Khristine welcomed Harper Jean to the world officially at 11:37 p.m., … 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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