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Five Minute Friday — Young

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Friday? It’s where our group of writers [okay most of them, often we have Saturday and Sunday stragglers, myself included] gather  to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Our prompt … Continue reading

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Finding Unity in a Time of Division

Because the world seems filled with division right now, those at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints blog asked three different people to share their perspectives on the unity we can feel with others when we center our … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

I’m not as big a fan of baseball as I was as a kid. In fact, I sort of lost interest in the sport back during the lockout of 1994. It was passively rekindled when I would sit with my … Continue reading

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Congratulations

It’s been a different school year for the graduating kids of 2020. Many will or have received diplomas through virtual settings. The anticipation of finals, the pomp and circumstance, the speeches, the comradery of the class, final hugs and goodbyes, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Another

Happy Friday. It’s time for my weekly Five Minute Friday contribution. It’s somewhat appropriate. The prompt this week is ANOTHER. While recognizing all the Lord has provided, we are still living in uncertain and often fearful times. Today is yet … Continue reading

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The Empty Tomb

There are two “major” celebrations on the church calendar – Christmas and Easter. One we celebrate with joy and festivity. The other we generally celebrate quietly, with a little more reserve and certainly a lot more reverence and solemnity. The … Continue reading

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Melancholic Melodies

I got out of the car to the strains of deep-throated chimes resonating in the breeze. My mind immediately found the file marked “chimes”, then “gazebo”, and raced to another time in this same space. They were just chimes in … 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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Family … Family … Family…

I have been blessed. From my earliest recollection, I have had a wonderfully supportive family — even when I didn’t fully realize it at the time. As I grew, married, settled down {relatively speaking}, and raised children with my wife, … 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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