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Five Minute Friday — Sing

On a drab, dismal Friday, it was refreshing to plug into Kate’s Heading Home page and discovered the word for the week was SING! Just thinking about it brought sunshine to the day. You know the drill. It’s Friday, we … Continue reading

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Connections

In late December, my elder daughter asked yours truly and her siblings, family and friends if we were interested in joining her and her youngest son in a photo a day challenge. Idea is to concentrate on a particular word … Continue reading

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More Joy … Joy … Joy

I’ve tried to share my time behind the pulpit with you as I’ve gone along. Here’s the latest from Sunday’s message at Dover-Foxcroft (ME) United Methodist Church. It’s actually a revisit of one of my first sermons. I liked the … 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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A Christmas Prayer — 2016

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, as I did last year, I “borrowed” some words my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Joy

Sometimes, inspiration comes from strange places and circumstances arise to allow you to take advantage of it. That’s the back story for this week”s Five Minute Friday. Our leader, Kate Motaung, presents us with the word for the week for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Sweetheart … From the End Zone

Happy Birthday, Sweetheart. You caught up to me again! Actually, I’m writing this in advance since birthday day I will be en route to Washington, DC {okay, Landover, MD} to take in the Packers-Redskins game with one of your clones, … Continue reading

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