Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Cost of Living

These days—we’d all agree—it’s expensive to stay alive and well.  For me, it’s tricky keeping up with 2 debts, 3 taxes, 6 utilities, 2 cars, 5 policies, and 3 humans.  It seems my freelance work levels have peaks and valleys.  So … Continue reading

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Dealing with Authority – With as Few Hang-ups as Possible

If not for God, I’d be a wreck:  absent dad; drunk step-father; lousy young-adulthood; and a string of other sinners over the years wielding authority over me.  How come, then, I’m not a wreck?  I’m glad you asked.  Here are … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember

M E M O R I A L   D A Y — A Day To Remember PRAISING THE LORD GOD for creating the fantastic United States of America.  Amen! THANKING VETERANS for fighting—even dying—for the rights & freedoms I enjoy today. REMEMBERING … Continue reading

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How Not To Pray

A friend gave me the book The Prayer of the Lord by R. C. Sproul.  The first chapter grabbed my attention:  “How Not to Pray.” = – = AVOID Hypocrisy. J. C.:  “Go into your closet, shut the door, and … Continue reading

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A Few Healthful Bites I’ve Enjoyed Recently He’s using all these things to conform us to the image of His Son. He humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger   Part of being in the family of God is that … Continue reading

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Those We Don’t Speak Of

I don’t watch Thrillers.  But I have seen M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Village.”  It was all about “those we don’t speak of”:  there are icky things around us; it’s better just not to talk about it.    Intriguing.  That’s what … Continue reading

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Love, American Style

Rick forgot his wedding anniversary. His wife told him “Tomorrow morning, I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in less than 6 seconds, AND IT BETTER BE THERE!”  The next morning there … Continue reading

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