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I Shouldn’t Poke Fun at Massachusetts … But I Will

In my close to three score years of driving in 33 states plus the District of Columbia, I can confidently say the most stressful of my million-plus miles has been on the roads in Massachusetts. Hands down. Without equivocation. And … Continue reading

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On the Road of Life

Here are my thoughts from today on the slanty side of the pulpit at Howland (ME) United Methodist Church Lord, open our lips and our mouth will proclaim Your praise. Blessed are You, Creator of all, to You be praise … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Experience

It’s time to take five minutes on a specific word prompt and see what comes out: not a perfect post, not a profound post, just five minutes of focused writing. Yes, it’s Five Minute Friday time. The format is simple. … Continue reading

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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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Midweek Mirth

One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is non-Christians think we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to … Continue reading

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Humility

Our Words for the Week: A few examples on Humility Columnist Rick Reilly gave this advice to rookie professional athletes: “Stop thumping your chest. The line blocked, the quarterback threw you a perfect spiral while getting his head knocked off, … Continue reading

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Our Helper

Our reflection today is from Steven Laman Read Hebrews 13:1-8. So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?” (verse 6) In most areas of my life, I need … Continue reading

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