Category: God

She Was My Girl

July 21, 2020 - God, Marriage, Miscellaneous

When she was sixteen and I was seventeen, I fell in love with the most beautiful girl I had ever seen. My heart was quickly hers. In my mind, Gwen was perfect in every way. I loved her from...

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Easter . . . and COVID-19

April 9, 2020 - Global Impact, God

  It’s Easter, but it doesn’t feel like it this year. At least not to me. Everyone is tired of hearing about Coronavirus. Unfortunately, that’s where we are right now. Yes, it may be annoying to think of nothing else,...

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Christmas Traditions!

December 20, 2019 - Blog, God

When we began having children, everything changed, especially the holidays. Wendy started it all when she came on the scene in … I can’t tell you the year—it’s a secret. But the picture I have included in this post...

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God’s Road

February 20, 2017 - Global Impact, God

An old Irish proverb states, “It is a long road that has no turning.” I am not a huge fan of most Irish proverbs since they often have to do with drinking, but this one embodies a truth we have...

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Your Best Life Now Has Nothing To Do With Joel Osteen

December 29, 2016 - God

Sometimes denial is easier than reality. The first Christmas after Gwen’s death I recall telling friends and family that I was fine whenever they asked how I was doing. Then I’d offer a reassuring smile. I even told myself...

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The Person My Dog Thinks I Am

December 27, 2016 - God

We’ve all heard the saying, “God, help me be the person my dog thinks I am,” and immediately identified with it. If you have a dog, you know it’s true. No matter what, they love to be near us,...

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No Comfort Zone

February 9, 2016 - God

When my daughter Andrea was five years old, I walked into her room to find her feverishly looking for a pink pencil she had lost. She loved that pink pencil, and was very upset that she couldn’t find it....

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Why it’s Not a Holiday Tree

December 7, 2015 - God, Miscellaneous

This is a Christmas tree. It is NOT a holiday tree, as your president would have you believe. Why don’t we call it a holiday tree? Because it’s not a holiday tree, it’s a Christmas tree.

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August 10, 2015 - God

Several times the little guy tried to climb the hill, but just couldn’t seem to make it. Mom stood close by, and even though she could easily have pushed her baby elephant up the slope, she seemed to be...

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June 5, 2015 - God

We labor diligently, especially if it’s work to which God has called us. But when that labor hurts those we love, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it, it means we...

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