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DECORATION DAY

They called it Decoration Day so many years ago, We’d dress our bikes with crepe paper to let our neighbors know, Our pride was in the best place yet for all of us to grow, Though times have changed and … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

    40 days had passed since his brutally crushed body was raised from death and He appeared to His followers.  Some thought He was a ghost, others doubted it was Him.  In that short span of time, He proved that … Continue reading

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WHY ARE SO MANY SO ANGRY?

I went in for my annual physical this morning and while waiting, I heard a woman’s voice screaming at the top of her lungs.  At first it scared me, because I have seen video clips of people freaking out at … Continue reading

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I LOVE YOU, MOM

   My mom was my hero.  I gave her a run for her money and probably was the cause of her prematurely greying hair, but that didn’t deter her from taking anything she faced in life.  She didn’t hesitate to … Continue reading

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A HOUSE DIVIDED

These words were spoken by Abraham Lincoln in his bid for the senate.  Our country was in the throes of debates over slavery and a massive influx of immigrants from foreign lands.  Both of these things were pitting brother against brother and eventually … Continue reading

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PRAY

   Do you ever wonder if your prayers are being heard or if they even matter?  When you think about it, there are over seven billion people in the world.  Not all of them pray, but if even half of … Continue reading

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REJOICE!

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WHERE CAN I GO?

We all have special places of refuge – a quiet sanctuary, a peaceful meadow, a glorious forest, the mountains.  It’s a place we go when the world is just too much to bear – where we can hide for a while … Continue reading

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SPIRIT

You were there when the mountains were carved, when life exploded, When rivers were formed and when man was created from the dust. You fill men with courage, honor, conscience, love, peace, endurance, faith, You danced upon the heads of … Continue reading

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IF I KNEW THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW

It’s too bad raising kids doesn’t come with a set of instructions.  Many books have been written on the subject and most think they have all the answers, but each case is different and so is every child.  There’s no” … Continue reading

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TIME OUT

A time out is one way for kids to think about their behavior and how to change it.  We used to call it standing in the corner.  It would be great if adults could have time outs too – a little time to bathe … Continue reading

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THE EARTH IS THE LORD’S

  It must’ve been a beautiful place – a world covered with a canopy of moisture where everything was watered perfectly by the hand of God – until the Great Flood. Still it wasn’t perfect.  Once the first living humans sinned, the … Continue reading

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LOVE ONE ANOTHER

There was a news story recently of a young girl with a disability who invited her classmates to her upcoming birthday, and was rejected by every single one.  Can you imagine her heartbreak and that of her loving parents?  It’s hard to realize … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL JUGGLERS’ DAY

There is a day designated for just about everything.  How appropriate that today is International Jugglers’ Day.  It’s only a few days after taxes are due, so we all are naturally thinking about how we can juggle things so we … Continue reading

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HYPOCRISY

The word hypocrisy is defined as the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense.  Being an actor and one who teaches acting, I guess I could be labeled a hypocrite.  … Continue reading

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WHO AM I TO JUDGE?

Sometimes in our effort to help or encourage others, we might come off as judgmental or condescending.  I’m guilty of this.  I often try to use examples in my life  for others who may be experiencing a similar problem.  Unfortunately everyone … Continue reading

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NOT ALL DAYS ARE GOING TO BE GREAT

Just think!  You’re a Christian – you’ve been freed from the grip of sin and the devil – you’re beaming in the afterglow of Easter – life is perfect – right? Monday morning comes and you get an overdraft notice from … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, JESUS!

My old body had become victim of a flu bug and I was unable to attend Good Friday services.  Instead I would have to view it on a podcast rather than in person.  It saddened me because this is such … Continue reading

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HE BELONGS TO THE AGES

He knew his time was drawing near. His little band of men and a handful of followers went back to Bethany to spend one more day with his friends.  It seemed appropriate.  He had spent many happy hours in their home.  When … Continue reading

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THE MOUNT OF OLIVES

It’s located just outside the city of Jerusalem.  The garden below was a designated cemetery for the Jewish people.  Many of them are buried there.  My son seemed to find solace in that place.  He spent much of his time … Continue reading

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