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For a Reason

For a Reason Some days at work are more interesting than other days. But each day brings its own issues and also its own praises. Let me tell you about just a couple of things we’ve done today. The past couple of days, a couple has been sleeping outside near the building. That’s not unusual. …Read the full blog…

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Thoughts About Life (and Death)

Thoughts About Life (and Death) This week has been occupied with the celebration of the life of George H.W.Bush, our 41st President. Mr. Bush passed away last Friday, leaving a legacy of public service that is second to none. Whatever you may think of his politics, the decisions he made while in public service, or …Read the full blog…

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One Bowl At A Time

One Bowl At A Time I was watching CBS This Morning today as I was munching on my shredded wheat for breakfast. A piece came up about a Jewish couple who live near Arizona State University who prepare and deliver matzo ball (or matzah ball) chicken soup to students who have taken ill. Orders for …Read the full blog…

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I Will Tear Down My Barns

I Will Tear Down My Barns Most of America has gotten through the Thanksgiving holiday by now, and is totally immersed in the Christmas holiday. There is an entire “season” for Christmas now, unlike Thanksgiving. I suppose much of that is because Christmas is a much more commercial holiday time than Thanksgiving ever thought of …Read the full blog…

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A Holy Experience

A Holy Experience It’s been awhile since I have had the privilege of watching someone pass from this life into the next. In my prior life in health care, I was witness to more than a few deaths that were expected after a long life well-lived as well as unexpected deaths in some kind of …Read the full blog…

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May God Have Mercy

May God Have Mercy Once in a while, not often, I will peruse the Facebook timeline of someone I don’t know. Usually, I do so because one of my friends shared a link that came from that timeline, and I’m curious to see a little more about that person. I am often struck with how …Read the full blog…

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Least of These

Least of These Each day when I wake up, I do my bathroom stuff, then come out and check my phone for appointments I have that day, or messages I need to know about. Today when I checked, I saw one from a good friend of ours…I’ll call her Sarah. Sarah’s immediate family consists of …Read the full blog…

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It’s Time We Got Started

It’s Time We Got Started The current election cycle is filled with the usual back and forth as well as the now-usual disparagement of the other candidate; the messages of the PAC’s as well as stump speeches by current officials from the President on down. Among those groups of voters who are courted by this …Read the full blog…

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God At Work

God At Work What follows was written by a dear friend who I have known since her childhood days. Her story is real. It is riveting. It is brutally honest. If you follow this blog, you know I’ve talked of her in prior posts. Recently, she wrote and posted this on Facebook. Somehow, it went …Read the full blog…

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Just a Thought

Just a Thought We’re hearing a lot of words and phrases these days that sometimes get us older folks a little confused at times. Words like evangelicalism, racial divide, social justice, left wing, alt right, and others you can think of seem to permeate the conversations of everyone from pundits to preachers. And the cacophony …Read the full blog…

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