Category Archives: Public Chat

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Celebration Has Become a Way of Life for Me

I have just celebrated my birthday, my wife’s birthday and our wedding anniversary. I am not sure how old I am or how long we have been married and I won’t even go to my wife’s age. I’m old enough … Continue reading

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The Endless Flow of Ink

This past week I had my yearly visit with my doctor. Believe me, it was no vacation but it did vacate the cash in my wallet. It was not the loss I needed at the time. It is amazing about … Continue reading

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A Delightful Ride – Accompanying the Master Through Tough Terrain

“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed.” Luke 10:41-42 (NIV) I’m a Martha, I admit it. I’m overly concerned with accomplishing tasks and doing them well. Whether I’m … Continue reading

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A Discount by Any Other Name

I find too often I get all caught up with the busyness of life that I forget some things. For example, last week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I had birthdays. Our birthdays are only two days apart, … Continue reading

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Why I Keep Trying

“For though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again.” Proverbs 24:16 NIV Rejected again but not by God. I won’t lie, rejection hurts. It bruises the ego and breaks the heart. As a writer, I’m faced with rejection all … Continue reading

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As Summers Go, This One Is Going

During my high school career I was no thespian, however, I could act the fool when called upon. My friend was the thespian and starred in our senior high school play, “Finian’s Rainbow.” One of the musical numbers was, “When … Continue reading

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The Amazing Wonder of A.G.E.

I have just celebrated my recent birthday. By now, it is getting to be old business for me. Just another day of the year to celebrate something, which just happens to be my birthday. I believe that if it is … Continue reading

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I See Giants

“They said, ‘The land we explored devours those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size. We saw the Nephilim there (the descendents of Anak come from the Nephilim). We seemed like grasshoppers in our … Continue reading

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Go Ahead, Call Me If You Dare

I don’t think it was in the mind of Dr. Bell when he invented the telephone for people like me to be harassed by people who are only after my money. Don’t get me wrong here. The telephone has been … Continue reading

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Did I Just Blow My Cover?

This month I celebrate another birthday. At my age, I cannot remember exactly which one but that does not really matter. The number of the birthday, in my point of view, does not influence the celebration of the birthday. Life … Continue reading

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Do You See It Yet?

“‘There is nothing there,’ he said. Seven times Elijah said, ‘Go back.’ The seventh time the servant reported, ‘A cloud as small as a man’s hand is rising from the sea.’” 1 Kings 18:43:44 NIV I’ve heard God’s promises. I … Continue reading

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Man Overboard!

“Keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.” – 1 Timothy 1:19   In the Christian community, we like to talk about our ability to cast our cares upon Jesus.  1 Peter 5:7 … Continue reading

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I Was Just Thinking

Thinking is not my strong suit by any stretch of the imagination. Every time I start thinking, I either get a headache or get into trouble. I’m not sure which is worse, the headache or the trouble. In my normal … Continue reading

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Tapping Out Is Not An Option!

“Fight the good fight of faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” 1 Timothy 6:12 NIV Sometimes life can feel like a never … Continue reading

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To Stink, or Not to Stink, That is the Question

There are all kinds of questions in this world of ours. Most are rather annoying. It would not surprise me in the least if there were a gang of hooligans somewhere hired to make up silly questions. If I could … Continue reading

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