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Not So Great Expectations

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I was never a Boy Scout, but for some reason I remember getting Boy’s Life magazine during my growing up years. I’d thumb through the articles, ignoring most since I was not in the running for any merit badges, but pausing on some that talked about making a weapon or surviving in the desert… both […]

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The year of the headphones

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Welcome to 2015! May this be the year of the headphones. That may not make sense to you, but it’s a battle cry for me. I’ve always been a techie, so I love gadgets and anything that plugs in.   It means I really enjoy a good set of headphones to plug into whatever smart […]

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Are you ready for Christmas?

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Christmas is less than a week away, are you ready? I’m not asking if you’ve got all the gifts, been to all the parties, or seen all the movies. I know we all have a list of what needs to get done, or “it’s just not Christmas.” For me the “Big 3” Christmas movies that […]

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Rudolph needs therapy

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Rudolph needs to see a good Christian counselor… I love the Christmas season and anyone riding in car with me post Halloween will know Holiday music is top on my list. Sacred Christmas carols… the best! Traditional Christmas classics… love them! Hokey secular holiday fare… bring it!   I love it all, but I have […]

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One more thing to put on the table

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1 Chronicles 16 8 Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples! 9 Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works! 10 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice! Happy Thanksgiving! There is […]

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One of my regrets… on this Veterans Day

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On this Veterans Day I have a confession to make. I like many others am more than thankful for all the men and women who have served our country. I like many others burst with pride at stories of their bravery and valor. I like many others hold in high regard, both those who have […]

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Here we go again, to be pagan or not to be pagan

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There are perennial issues for pastors and those in church ministry. One of those is “What do you do with Halloween?” The question is always loaded and either comes from the perspective of “You better not do anything with it you punk pastor or you’re going straight to hell!” or “You’re not one of THOSE […]

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The saddest day of the year

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Today is one of the saddest days of the year for me.  While the date on the calendar changes each year, this day always comes. It’s the last day of camp. For nearly 20 years I have done multiple weeks of camp every summer. From as few as three to as many as 12 weeks […]