Monthly Archives: February 2016

Is Everything Only The Agency of God?

It’s hard not to measure life. In specifics. For the minister, how many new members? For the members what does 10% really mean? For the politicians [thought yesterday in watching some of the Oscars…”Is there anything in life that isn’t … Continue reading

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The Two Most Important Days…Can You Name Yours?

I had not heard or read this quote before. Saw it on a movie script. Have pondered it much of today. Certainly I know the first…because I was told…June 17. Think it was a Monday in 1940. That base is … Continue reading

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A Purpose Much Bigger Than Their Paycheck

I’m into Velcro statements. Those that won’t fall off or away. Over the years [well, okay, more than five decades in ministry] some bear repeating…and never forgetting. I’ve always loved these: …down deep he’s shallow. …the wind found its voice. … Continue reading

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The Need For Nudging

I don’t remember reading this story. Maybe did. Not the point. The point is such a lovely story…that is more than meets the eye. Have finished the James Patterson Master Class on how REALLY to write a novel. Good points. … Continue reading

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Creating A Novel…lessons for writing…and, no less, for living

I hope I’m never not a student. Which makes my two classes today part of “studenting.” Having finished the first draft of my new novel, ‘The Lemon Drop Didn’t Melt,” I thought I should listen to a master fiction novel … Continue reading

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When Reaching Up To Touch Bottom

I didn’t know. Deep in some personal issues I answered the phone. It was a former parishioner who said, “I need to talk with you.” I was so caught up in my own situation that I pushed the abrupt button, … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl: More Than A Football Game

The Super Bowl happened. My personal-whom-I-root-for was certainly brought joy. So, to the game…a big YES! Before the kick-off, though, at least for me personally, there were a trio of events… During the pre-game program, video presentation of the 15 … Continue reading

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