Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving quandary: roast turkey or lame duck

My good wife is of the opinion that you create your own consequences. Moreover, when she says this she is usually looking at me a little askew.

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Silence of the phones

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly were relaxing in the living room after our Saturday evening repast. She was reading some woman’s novel while I was following the exploits of Bertie Wooster and his gentleman’s gentleman, Jeeves. … Continue reading

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Where Has Real Christianity Gone?

I didn’t grow up in church.  Thank God!  Almost without exception every church I’ve ever gotten involved with has been a black mark on the journey of my life.  How’s that for a nastily negative opening? Churches are double edged … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before voting

I’m so excited!  I get to vote today.  I moved several years ago and it was just before the election.  They told me that since it was so close to election day that I would have to go vote at … Continue reading

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Thank God for Band-Aids

I learned today is if there is a time when I can’t bear something . . anything . . . God can for me . . . and for you. . . He’s our fixer-upper. Our patch for life. Continue reading

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It was the worst of times and it was the worster of times

Whenever anybody says things can’t get any worse, they usually do. No matter how bad something is, there is always a good chance it will get worse. Experience may not be my best teacher, but sometimes it’s the only teacher … Continue reading

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Hello Heaven, Put Jesus On The Line

The bruised and battered oilfield worker, walked gingerly into the office building. Conscious of his torn and dirty clothes, he had tried to cleanup as best he could. About all that was accomplished was to trade the dust for streaks … Continue reading

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When Everything Changes

(Hebrews 7:11-12 NIV)  If perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the law was given to the people), why was there still need for another priest to come–one in the order of … Continue reading

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A Fathering Spirit

by Lance Wilson “For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.” (1 Corinthians 4:15 – KJV) Turn on your televison, on any … Continue reading

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The Deeper Well

 Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about the sixth hour. When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” (His disciples had … Continue reading

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