Monthly Archives: March 2011

Feeling Great

I woke up feeling wonderful this morning. It was as if a heavy load had been lifted. As far as I could discern today is just an extension of yesterday, but yesterday I didn’t have the same feelings I’m experiencing … Continue reading

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I don’t belong here

Have you ever had the uncomfortable feeling that you don’t belong somewhere? If you’re like me it’s a common feeling, even an almost daily feeling. What am I doing here? Why did I say “yes.” I hope they don’t think I’m … Continue reading

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Auction agony and delight

Last night our church held its annual auction. In it I saw both agony and delight, sadness and happiness, poverty and those with resources, death and life. I saw the poor taking a chance on the Chinese auction and those looking for … Continue reading

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Motivation

What are your motives for the things you do? There may be things we do for no particular reason and “just because” may very well be an appropriate answer. For the other things there is a reason or perhaps several reasons. … Continue reading

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What If

Many of my friends are Christians, which is a wonderful thing, I’m one of those Christians too.  There is, however, a tendency with many Christians to jump right to a high church holy response when talking with other Christians. It’s similar to my biggest … Continue reading

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A boy with fond memories of Mom

If I didn’t have the world’s best parents someone else must have been the king of the world. My relationship with Dad was one of great respect, I loved him of course but everything about him engendered respect. My relationship … Continue reading

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Leave it better than you find it.

Most of us carry with us some of the lessons of our youth. One such message I still wholeheartedly believe is “Leave it better than you found it.” My Dad was one of our Assistant Scout Masters and when ever … Continue reading

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