Category Archives: Lessons

Learning, from a 3 month old baby.

Are you Making a Diamond, or Fool’s Gold?

I went to my nephew’s wedding this past weekend. Our extended family rarely gets a chance to be together so it was a special time, not to mention the wonderful reason for us being there –Rachel and Ben’s wedding. One … Continue reading

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Pizza Angelicus!

It’s Saturday night; end of the week. Work is done and it’s time to sit back and relax. Many folks head out for a night on the town, a dinner at their favorite restaurant; or maybe an order of take-out, … Continue reading

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5 Things White People Should Avoid Saying (or Posting…) about Race Relations

I hear many of my friends, and friends of friends, through conversations and social media comment on the current state of race relations. I am often surprised by their lack of understanding, empathy, or Christian charity towards people of color. … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln, What He Could Teach Us Today

Ever since seeing Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln,” in 2012 I’ve become an avid reader of all things Abraham Lincoln.  About that same time, I got a Kindle Fire for Christmas. I guess I’ve read more books about Lincoln and the … Continue reading

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My, Merry Christmas 2013

The Advent Season of 2013 was a special time of prayer and peace for me this year.  After a wonderful retreat experience in November, with a well timed theme of Hope, I was better prepared for a genuine Christmas experience … Continue reading

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The Third Way, Miracle

I believe the world is currently witnessing a wonderful miracle, but I don’t hear much talk about it.  It seems to be going totally unnoticed.  I’m referring to the miracle of the U.S. cessation of retaliatory bombing strikes in response … Continue reading

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Who am I to Judge?

Recently, in a big-box store parking lot my mother was approached by a man asking for cash, with a hard luck story. He said needed it for gas, to take his wife to a doctor whose office was 40 miles away, and … Continue reading

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Lessons from Cooper

Our first grandchild, Cooper was born almost 4 months ago; and I am finding it interesting the lessons I’m learning from him, already.  We kept him overnight for the first time a few weekends ago.  It was wonderful to watch his energy … Continue reading

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