Category Archives: Religion

Resolvable Resolutions


Galations 6:7-10. I have to admit that I’ve taken to the notion of creating resolutions for myself as a new year approaches; it’s kind of funny, and oddly pathetic, that the tossing of a simple calendar somehow signifies a chance … Continue reading

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The Bard of Lard Doth Rhyme it Hard


Ask me that which I hold dear and I should answer twice: Family first, then ice cold beer, would, I think, suffice. Family for I love them so, they bring me no small pleasure; Beer is much the same you know – … Continue reading

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Maddie


She was born on May 11, 1994. Honestly, the only real trouble she’s ever given my wife and I was while she was still in the womb. My wife suffered from pre-eclampsia during each of her three pregnancies; with this … Continue reading

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The Struggler’s Guide to Golf – Part II


Well, it’s happened again. I’m vexed. I picked up the Bible last Friday and did some reading; a girl on my middle school basketball team had done her devotion earlier that day, and I felt that what she said had … Continue reading

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The Other Ten Times I Nearly Died


As most of the faithful know, I avoid news, politics or any other subject whose very nature inspires contention amongst people with differing viewpoints. I have found, over the years and in often painful fashion, that it is by contention with the well-informed … Continue reading

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He is Risen!


I often find myself, like most people, consumed with everyday life. Issues at work, with family and the constraints of time and of money seemingly engage in an endless fight for opportunity to weigh upon my mind. Stress attacks from all sides and, unfortunately, often from … Continue reading

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Ten Signs My Life is Not My Own


I’m not getting any younger. In fact, I’m getting down-right old. I’ll be fifty-one in a couple of months; if that doesn’t sound old to you, it’s probably because you’re older than that. When I met my future in-laws in 1983, … Continue reading

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