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Hearing and Listening Are Not Necessarily the Same

As big as my ears are, you would think I would be able to hear everything I am listening to. I like to think I am hearing what I am listening to but I have so many illustrations that prove … Continue reading

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I’ll Do It First Thing Tomorrow

You would think being a husband as long as I have been I would have learned the fine art of negotiating with my wife. And trust me, it is an artistic creation. When I got married, somebody told me that … Continue reading

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War of the Roses

WAR OF THE ROSES Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. Billy Sunday When my husband, Donny and I first started serving at a small Baptist Church, we … Continue reading

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I May Be Odd but One Day I’ll Get Even

I must admit that I am not a great one in answering questions. It may be I do not hear the question correctly, or someone will ask me a question and I give an answer to another question. I am … Continue reading

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Cleaning up Messes, Parsonage Style

Throughout the glorious years of our marriage, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly has had few disagreements. I suppose I could count them all on my one hand, but I am not sure if it is my … Continue reading

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I was tricked and I thought I was trick proof

I was minding my own business last week, which is the only business I am concerned about, when the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage posed a question. It is in the area of questions I feel the most inadequate. Maybe … Continue reading

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The proper etiquette for eating an ice cream sundae

Not everybody realizes how important it is to follow protocol. Many Philistines in our society do things so haphazardly that it is a real affront to those of us who know better. There should be a law forbidding such perfunctory … Continue reading

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Be Sure, Your Sin Will Find You Out

It happened to me again this past week for the umpteenth time. The last time it happened, I promised myself it would never happen again, as long as I lived. So much for my promises, or maybe I died. I … Continue reading

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So, this is summer, is it?

 It was just another day and I was indulging a carefree moment of complaining about the weather. “I can’t believe it’s so hot today,” I muttered. I thought I was talking to myself but obviously, I had an audience. Have … Continue reading

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