Paleo

June 26, 2014

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I dig getting compliments on growing a beard. Mostly this is because beard creation is something I had very little to do with.   All I did to grow a lustrous pelt of facial hair was stop shaving.  That’s it.  I didn’t rub Rogaine all over my face with a paint roller, drink Gatorade laced with […]

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I’m here (Luke 19)

April 17, 2014

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He tapped his fingers on the sycamore branch, the rings on his fingers drumming a gentle rhythm that he could feel but not hear over the noise of the mob below.  He breathed heavily from the exertion of climbing, work made more difficult by attempting to do it without drawing attention to himself.  At first […]

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Hold on (Matthew 14)

March 30, 2014

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He swung a leg out over the edge of the boat, dropping one foot onto the surface of the water, then the other. He gripped the railing of the deck to steady himself against the winds that threatened to capsize the vessel behind him, and against the angry currents that crashed into his legs.  He […]

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Puzzle

December 23, 2013

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The most interesting part of a Sudoku puzzle to me isn’t how you win, but how you lose. I say this as a person who has, in the past several months, lost quite a few Sudoku puzzles.  The exact number is unknown.  I know that it’s more than my current credit rating, but less than […]

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Knock

September 10, 2013

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Watching my dad get ready to buy a car is like watching Iron Man suit up. Most of the time he’s living life in Tony Stark mode, complete with the social calendar, mad cash, and high-class ladies.** It’s impressive enough on its own. But prepping to buy a new car? Take the ten most awe-inspiring […]

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Practicality and Impracticality

July 19, 2013

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There may not be a less practical ministry than working with Alzheimer’s patients. I’m trying to make my peace with this fact.  I run a small worship service for memory care patients in a nursing home. In the best cases, dementia has robbed then of any independent living skills. In the worst cases, it has […]

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Beginning With The Oldest

May 9, 2013

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My favorite part of seeing a movie that I’ve seen a thousand times before is watching the extras. That’s when a movie gets really good. When you love a movie and you’ve seen it a gazillion times before, like I have with, say, Tommy Boy**, the scenes become totally familiar to you. Popping that movie […]

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