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The Issue’s Not the Issue

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The Issue’s Not the Issue

Jim and I were reminiscing about our science teachers the other night. The conversation pushed buttons on memories long crowded out by more important things.   Most of 7th grade fits that description.  What passed for “Science, Health, and Math Module” … Continue reading

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All God’s Children Got Shoes

15 As shoes for your feet put on whatever will make you ready to proclaim the gospel of peace I’ve always been out of step when it comes to shoes.  When I was little, I had to wear these heavy orthopaedic shoes … Continue reading

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Deep Gladness

Deep Gladness.

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The Biter

The most trouble I ever remember getting into when I was very young was when  I kicked my brother with my hard soled corrective shoes.   It was the first and the last time I ever expressed my anger with my … Continue reading

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The Chaos Monsters

Chaos monsters have taken over our house.  The house, like its owners, is “of a certain age.”   Like its owners, it requires quite a bit of patching up and occasionally a major overhaul, removal, or replacement of parts.  Like … Continue reading

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Danger!

This is something of an announcement. An invitation. Blow the trumpets. I’m going to try something a little different. That alone is danger enough, for those who know me well. “What would it be like if…..” What would it be … Continue reading

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Gathered For Fear

As I emerged from grocery shopping tonight, a small crowd  gathered at the window between the doors.  At first I thought they were waiting out the deluge of rain.  Maybe some of them were.    Then I noticed red and blue … Continue reading

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Irreconcileable Differences: When Life can’t be Fixed

Irreconcileable Differences: When Life can’t be Fixed.

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Irreconcileable Differences: When Life can’t be Fixed

Sometimes, life deals a hand that just can’t be played out to anyone’s benefit.  You look at the cards, and there isn’t even enough of a pigs’ ear to make a purse.   Words are said that cannot be taken … Continue reading

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