Monthly Archives: February 2016

Jesus & “Fig Tree” Or Not

There will be various clues throughout this little charade.  It’s your job to guess who I am. First clue: I’m rented, usually just for a weekend to make you look good for all the guests and all your friends who … Continue reading

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Sam & Sylvia

Their health diminished quickly and I always told myself that I would never keep cats alive for my sake.  All kinds of organs were affected in both of them and as they lived so closely together, I wouldn’t have thought … Continue reading

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The “Humps” of Time

Time.  What a wonderfully, awkward word.  Time measures the finite.  What begins in one second ends in the next one. Wednesday is “hump” day because it’s wedged in the middle of our make-believe work week.  (Sundays are busy days for … Continue reading

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Jesus Did His Homework

Sleep.  That glorious, peaceful prelude to what is next.  Sleep.  Eight hours or less of nothing less than the bliss that escaped you during your waking hours.  Sleep.  It’s the Godly designated time when the unconscious gets to have its … Continue reading

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Patience & Death

Our 12 second attention span has been reduced to the smaller number of 8 says news account.  A 90 year old friend tells me that he has a year to live but wishes it would be sooner. Ahhh, patience: gift … Continue reading

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Adult Games – Perception Style

The ten year old neighborhood kids played a game called “Seven Steps Around the House,” a silly but serious game of finding a hidden friend.  We loved playing it as much as we think we continue to play the same … Continue reading

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Lent: Transformation Not Change

Welcome to another Lent, the season that’s all about weighing the lives we lead.  During our evaluation of weighing ourselves, please remember that Lent is totally about transformation. I really don’t believe that people “change.”  We’re pretty much made by … Continue reading

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The Perfect Time of the Day

I don’t know about you but my perfect time of day is sunset. It is the ending of “this” and the beginning of an unknown “that.” “This and that” meet for but a brief fleeting  moment. You need to be … Continue reading

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No One Answered Pilate’s Question

The Roman villain in salvation’s history asks the Savior, “What is truth?”  And even the Savior evades Pilate’s question.  That elusive yet always top of our list word is that somewhere, somehow “truth” resides and we just need to unravel, … Continue reading

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Heart & Soul: Together

Mention February 14 and instantly think of “heart.”  The saint’s day points to the organ that propels all of our blood back and forth.  Interesting.  Why is not our feet honored this loving day because it was the feet that … Continue reading

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