Monthly Archives: October 2010

Inspiration

What is your best time of day to receive inspiration? For years my best time was any time after lunch, but since my retirement it’s shifted. Now it’s the half hour I’m awake in the morning before I get up … Continue reading

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Reluctance to Commit

Our annual pledge to the church is due today. I always struggle with this. It has nothing to do with my intention to do the best I can do for the church. It has nothing to do with my commitment … Continue reading

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The Pinball effect

Two recent events sparked these thoughts, but rather than use the events themselves and risk embarrassing the people involved I’ll use hypothetical cases. Event number one a woman goes to her hair dresser of a number of years and complains. She explains the … Continue reading

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Survey vs. Quiz, Real vs. Practice

There are no right or wrong answers on a survey but all the answers on a quiz are either right or wrong. It’s sort of like playing sports, in practice no one keeps score but in a real game the score is the bottom line. … Continue reading

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Good Old Days

Is three years ago too recent to be nominated for inclusion as one of the good old days? If not what is the waiting period? I’m not sure what major league baseball says is the minimum acceptable waiting period to be … Continue reading

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Old Barn Politics

My daughter and son-in-law own an old barn. Linda and I were helping them do some cosmetic work on it yesterday. The siding, the doors and the windows are in pretty sad condition, but the foundation, frame and roof are … Continue reading

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What is love?

Most of us have experienced love but what is it? Is love “Intense Like,” as in “Like squared” or “Like to the 85th power” or is it an entirely different specie altogether. My grandfather was fond of saying “Love goes where it’s … Continue reading

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