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Beyond the Madness

If lots of good practice makes a difference in a basketball game, how much more in the game of life? Continue reading

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Prayer for the Lord’s Day

With his resurrection upon the first day of the week, Christ established a New Sabbath… and gave a new hope to the world. Continue reading

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I’ve Felt Worse…

Having someone to help you when you’re sick is a wonderful blessing. Having someone save you from Hell is even more of one. Continue reading

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Getting Rid of the Stink

As far back as I can remember I’ve had sort of a low-grade phobia about being sprayed by skunks. It was a well-formed fear, with lots of reinforcement. Continue reading

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Tough Situation, Easy Decision

I’ve never been in the place of having to make that kind of choice. So far, my medical choices have been pretty simple. Continue reading

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The Adopted

Of course, I believe that all domesticated animals conspire to maximize the expenses of their owners, even going to the point of deliberately contracting various diseases for the primary, even sole purpose of making us spend money on them. Continue reading

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The Gift

Occasionally, though, I’ll get lucky. I’ll actually give someone something he or she doesn’t want to immediately re-gift, re-cycle or indulge his or her pyromanic tendencies. Continue reading

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Summer Evening

And in these long years since then, that moment when I rose up from the waters, pure and cleansed, every sin purged from God’s great memory, there has not been another moment even remotely like that one. Everything that I was, could be and am becoming, exploded and compressed within me in the same pulse. Continue reading

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Travel Troubles

He’d planned to spend the evening with friends, not in desperate search for a tow truck and a mechanic who might somehow consider spending his weekend rebuilding a transmission. Continue reading

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Prayer for a Gray Morning

On a day such as this, O Lord,
be near to me, I pray;
Keep its darkness far from my spirit. Continue reading

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