Monthly Archives: April 2018

What A Day–Joy and Tears!!!

Today, Saturday, April 28, 2018, has been numbing. Not because of harm, but because of joy. I am numb in joy and want to share. Jason has taken his first steps without a walker. Yeah! Such a joy with his … Continue reading

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A New Thought On Faith: A Dealbreaker…Go, Jessica!

One of our favorite fly-fishing guides, Joe Willauer, as we drifted the Yakima River in Washington, used to say as our bobber floated downstream near the shore, “Let it marinate, let it marinate.” Well, this morning, having been in Tucson … Continue reading

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Taking Away The Sting Of Death

I thought of Carol last Saturday during the Stewardship Consultation. I thought of her again today when reading the story linked below in this reflection. Carol and Rick and their three college-age daughters joined Broadmoor Community Church in Colorado Springs. … Continue reading

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God Save The Angel In Each of Us

I can spell S y r I a. I can spell t o m a h a w k m I s s I l e. You can, too. Perspectives vary on, “their effectiveness.” That’s not my point. My point … Continue reading

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Life Is More Than Selecting A Cantaloupe

Over the years, some of which were in the very personal levels in ministry, it occurred to me how difficult ministry is. Not that this vocation stands alone. Not sure any vocation [calling to share the fullest self for the … Continue reading

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Today’s The Day; Jason Is Coming Home!

We’ve got some visits to make, our version of gratitude, profound and abiding gratitude. Most of all and first and always of all, there’s Diane. She kept Jason…day in and night out…from slipping away. She kept him with chin up … Continue reading

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Jason Is Coming Home!

A new piece of information, “Mark, please take measurement of our outside and garage-entry doors and Jason’s doors—his bathroom and bedroom; let’s make sure they’re wide enough.” That’s probably the best request, which is actually an invitation so the walker … Continue reading

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