Monthly Archives: May 2016

Not To Speak Is To Speak

How many of us? With a voice. Either in verbs stated or body language offered. Find this statement from Dietrich Bonhoeffer to have full value? I hope most of us nod in affirmation and act through word and deed. Thanks, … Continue reading

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Courage To Live; Strength To Serve

Leander, Texas, counter to most days, is not a “sleepy village” this morning. Lightning and boom happen with a frequency that is rare. Rain is not pouring; it is pelting. The dogs are restive, along with us. Then a siren. … Continue reading

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Words Matter

Words. Not sure how important they are. For anyone. As I think about this life journey, can say that words are more than letters gathered…or jumbled. Take this quote from John Kennedy: “We subject all facts to a prefabricated set … Continue reading

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Ever Sing Your Own Song?

I’m never overstating when I brag about Art Johnson. Short back story. He’s a member of the First Christian Church of San Marcos. I applied to be their interim minister; Art was on the Church Council. Was called for that … Continue reading

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Know Who Anderson Cooper Is?

A blog was ready to go. To start in this manner, “Do you know Anderson Cooper?” For those who can spell CNN that’s easy—or those who can spell Vanderbilt, no more difficult. Anderson Cooper? Answer was an anchor on CNN … Continue reading

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Fishing? Better Than A Good Idea…

Truth pushes here. Not everyone [maybe an understatement?] liked let alone relished my sermons offering fishing stories—always as metaphors, but based upon reality. Some even told me such. Yet. Never…in all the 50 years of preaching, has anyone complained about … Continue reading

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Falling In Love Like I Knew I Could

“Falling in love like I knew I could.” More words to the song, but those measured clearly…that falling in love—with manifestation of same as multiple as the readers, has to do with attitude as much as time and circumstance. Today … Continue reading

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