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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like …

Just sharing my thoughts from the pulpit today. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ … Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as … Continue reading

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2015 in review

As we close out 2015, I thought I would share my blogging stats with you. It’s been an interesting year with the usual pluses and minuses. It’s called life. And I tried to share a lot of it with you … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Life

One of my favorite Christmas movies — well, maybe any time movie — is It’s a Wonderful Life. I grew up on the movie and I’ll admit, after a marathon loop one Christmas in my formative years, I sort of … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 4

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 Like I said, Mom went through post-partum depression and ran herself ragged. Deanna was impossible and didn’t want to sleep anywhere except … Continue reading

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What Is Marriage?

I met some of my new neighbors here in Maine over the weekend. One of them noticed the vase of flowers I was lugging and my wedding ring and asked if my wife was with me. I said yes. She’s … Continue reading

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Blink of an Eye — Growing Up on Philip Avenue 1

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God… 1 John 4:7 Ah, Philip Avenue … our first “home.” It was a three-room attic apartment, just big enough … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

As I stated, I was in the pulpit today while our pastor takes some R&R. So I thought I would share this week’s words. My prayer request is the same as the psalmist, May these words of my mouth and … Continue reading

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