Monthly Archives: November 2017

Phamaly Needs Postscripting

This is a case when the Postscript is more important than the book. Sandy is one of my dearest clergy colleagues. We met in Breckenridge, Colorado when Sandy was the senior pastor of their Methodist Church. Two of my fishing … Continue reading

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I Saw My Sister

So many ways to start— One of my dearest friends plays a guitar—maybe even a banjo. But he uses both hands. Today I just saw a one-handed guitar player. I’ve not “worked therapeutically” with brain damaged people, although they’ve been … Continue reading

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Time For Un-toning

It’s Friday morning, time to focus upon worship for Sunday. Want to preach the most poignant and inspiring story of my ministry. The sermon title is “Christmas Carol.” Yes, Thanksgiving is next week, but the sermon will be timely. But … Continue reading

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How Big Is Your Oikos?

There’s one single dynamic in this link…a link about advice people followed for a successful life. It’s not about how they live; it’s not about theories of getting more; it’s about each of them is a top-person in their company. … Continue reading

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Keep Casting…Rain Or Shine

It’s not we’re from the same school. It’s not. But. This morning, for reasons where I’m not really sure stem, I feel very badly when I learned that Richard Sherman, an all-pro defensive back for the Seattle Seahawks is out … Continue reading

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God Of The Second Chance

Want to learn something about someone else…something that perhaps only their closest friend or relative knows…or maybe no one does? Maybe you’ve heard of it…ask people to write down three things about their life that “no one knows.” Except. Make … Continue reading

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The Caterpillar Changes

Life comes at us…the rush of a wind that has a loud voice. Sometimes it clears the air; sometimes it throws clutter in our way…and more sharply at times, into our face. I remember Bill Coffin saying, “A caterpillar looks … Continue reading

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