Monthly Archives: June 2019

When Lying Is A Benefit

I am struck, which is neither random nor surprising, by the responses to Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ resignation “last word,” leaving her position on the White House Staff with “my head held high.” The wrathful flood, perhaps akin to an emotional … Continue reading

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What Is More Important Than Winning?

I don’t take sports casually. Winning is important. But not. Most important. Not unlike every sports fan I know, favorites are not secondary. Never to hide “my” teams: The Broncos [heck, they even asked me to be their chaplain—in 1973 … Continue reading

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What Has Become Of Parenting?

I cannot pronounce, let alone spell his name. Easier to say Greek Freak than the actual name, all those vowels. I read the linked article. It was emotional because it is rare. How often, blatantly often, do athletes take their … Continue reading

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Make A Difference…A Ripple At A Time

Few will have the influence to bend history itself; but each of us, in our daily interactions, can create a tiny ripple of hope. Those ripples, crossing each other from millions of different centers of energy, write the daily history … Continue reading

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Growing Old Is Not Growing Up

Ah, Saturday morning. I just heard a wonderful sermon from my Saturday preacher, A. Johnson. A is for Art but also for his grade in perceiving life. He made a good point this morning, citing the link to the adult … Continue reading

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When The Umpire Is Wrong

I think his name was Bob Howell. I know he was a baseball umpire. It was a critical moment for me, trying to get out of bases loaded jam, bottom of the last inning, two out, count three and two, … Continue reading

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Your Decision: Giver Or Taker?

I was caught in this affirmation, on both sides. Often, which is a chant that we grow when we give, not good to build bigger barns, if you have a lot, better to build a bigger dinner table. This is … Continue reading

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