Monthly Archives: February 2014

Life Is More Than A Sinking Proposition

Someone said once, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” The question is: who’s the beholder? Of course first response…and perhaps the only response…is that you and I, individually, are the beholders. And for the most part, beauty has … Continue reading

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You Are Handed $1Million; What Next?

One of my “themes in ministry,” in truth some see as a “rant,” is this question, “What gives us value and worth?” Think upon this: when you ask someone who they are, most likely they’ll tell you what they do, … Continue reading

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The Joy Of NOT Hooking A Trout

I’m really not sure…well, correct that, wrong. I AM sure this fishing experience says something about the deeper value of fishing…which as you can appreciate [I hope!] is about the value of living. It happened this way as a friend … Continue reading

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A Great Teacher…By How He Lived

More than often I have offered the powerful ways in which teachers have helped me along the way. Of course Miss Carter is first and foremost. But, each school had its teachers who gave me new ways to deal with … Continue reading

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Podcast interview about “Murder In The Chapel”

Am both pleased and grateful, with no small dose of “relief,” for an interview about my latest novel, “Murder In The Chapel.” The interviewer, John Austin, asked questions about the various characters…it was fun to respond and hopefully others will … Continue reading

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More Than A Postage Stamp

THIS MORNING, FEBRUARY 19, 2014, I RECEIVED THIS E-MAIL FROM BARBARA RYDSTROM. SHE AND ROGER ARE DEAR FRIENDS, FORMER PARISHIONERS, NOW RETIRED IN FLORIDA. AS I READ IT I WAS INSPIRED…IN THE MANNER BY WHICH BILL MAULDIN GAVE LIFE TO … Continue reading

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Ever Dance With An Elephant?

She barely smiled, waiting for the clerk to load her groceries. When finished, even putting the three bags of food into the customer’s cart, the clerk offered with a gentle smile, “Thank you for shopping with us today, ma’am. I … Continue reading

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