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Doing the Right Thing

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy and sometimes bears a pretty high cost. Sometimes it means quitting a job that pays pretty darn well. Continue reading

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Fishing Trip

As long as we choose forgiveness, there’s not much that happens between fathers and sons that a good fishing trip can’t make better… Continue reading

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More Than Silver, Better Than Gold

It’s hard to find a reward that goes much beyond the genuine joy of a grateful child. Continue reading

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Fair Warning

Take a God like ours, a few good doctors and nurses and a bunch of people praying. Then add a woman who survived raising the four boys that she raised. Then… well, then, just don’t be too surprised at anything. Continue reading

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Fresh-Milled Memories

I remember early autumns of my adolescence, helping make cider on the farm and in Kelvie Nicholson’s orchard, swapping turns at the heavy crank.

Tonight, for the first time, I miss my Dad.
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Easing Over

It is never easy to let go, to know that the last conversation upon this earth has been had. Continue reading

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The Noise of Wings

Fervent in preaching, devout in belief and constant in showing care to neighbors and church members, Dad has walked all but his last few steps upon this earth. He will leave the legacy of many good men: his virtues well known and his faults mostly private. Continue reading

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