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Let’s pick from among the more popular news topics over the past week and briefly offer some thoughts. The first item concerns discipline and involves discussions as to whether teachers should … more
Sometimes God uses seemingly the simplest of things in His Word to paint the grandest picture of His overwhelming love and mercy for us. Take the genealogies in Scripture, for example. When you see … more
Just as others have experienced in different eras, my grammar school years during the late 1950s included numerous threats, warnings or words of advice from our elders all designed to keep us kids in … more
In my spiritual journey, I’m always looking for a good self-help book based in spirituality and have been reading a lot of books by authors such as Paulo Cuelho, Eckhart Tolle and Lao Tzu. … more
In my spiritual journey, I’m always looking for a good self-help book based in spirituality and have been reading a lot of books by authors such as Paulo Cuelho, Eckhart Tolle and Lao Tzu. … more
While I am not certain what the term “aging gracefully” means, I can nonetheless say I don’t think such a thing is truly possible. It never has been and never will be. Since humans first … more
A few years ago, while visiting a country with universal health care, I took note of a busload of elementary school children unloading and entering a dental clinic. Being the curious creature I … more
hodgepodge Some people have a preoccupation with death and the dead. Many jokes, with intended humor and/or fondness, are told about dying and death, and how heaven’s door is guarded by St. … more
Everyday Grace It was inevitable. I couldn’t stop it, even if I wanted to. For some reason, the other ones didn’t bother me so much, but I was definitely having trouble with the coming of this … more
February, the month that just ended, is a strange sort of month in that is has provided us with more questions, confusion and quirkiness than all the other months combined. To begin with, let’s … more
Etched into the wall of the Central Intelligence Agency’s main lobby is a Bible verse that characterizes the CIA’s mission in a free society. It reads: “And you shall know the truth and the … more
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