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Perverse Economics

Sometimes saving money is the most expensive thing we can do. Enduring unneccessary affliction because we’re too proud to admit a mistake is false economy. Continue reading

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Earth Day, 2014

It’s always a bit scary to see someone else take over something that we’ve loved and cared for. It’s plain painful to see them abuse it. Continue reading

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Good Gifts

Randa and I have joined four of my kids and their families for a Christmas get-together at the oldest son’s house near Clarkesville, Tennessee. Continue reading

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A Righteous Poverty

It is not just the wealthy
in need of that miracle of mind
that finds them changed of heart: Continue reading

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Lawn Chair Evangelism

Randa sat on the doorstep outside the tiny dilapidated apartment and let me have one of the folding chairs. Bryan’s girlfriend sat in the other while he leaned against the railing. The sounds of loud music and louder voices hammered along the line of doors with peeling paint and sagging gutters. Continue reading

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Turning Point

His mind comes and goes. One moment he will be talking in complete awareness, fully comprehending and making sense and in the next he’s going to milk the cows he hasn’t been around in over forty years or drive the … Continue reading

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