Tag Archives: role models

THOUGHTS ABOUT MY DAD

This rewind was first posted on 06/14/17.  The photograph is of my dad on his wedding day.  He was only twenty years old. He died at the age of 61 – a short life, but one filled with more love … Continue reading

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WHAT DO THEY SEE?

When children are young, they look to their parents as super heroes – men and women of steel – those who can make their boo-boos better and dry their tears when they’re hurting.  When they get older, the mask and … Continue reading

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THE REAL SUPERMAN

In the past week we’ve been witness to heroes of all sorts.  There’s the average guy from Minnesota, who drives his boat to Texas in order to save displaced victims of Hurricane Harvey.  There’s the moms and dads who send their … Continue reading

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KIDS IN CHURCH

  A repeat of post from last year – still timely. When Jesus’ disciples tried to dismiss the children from the large crowd,  Jesus rebuked and reminded them that His kingdom consisted of those with a childlike faith.  Kids believe … Continue reading

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A PERFECT ROLE MODEL

Do we place upon a pedestal the heroes of our time? We sometimes make them idols. Do we think they are divine? When they show that they are human, they quickly tumble down. They lose that place of honor. They … Continue reading

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