Monthly Archives: May 2011

Taking a risk.

Yesterday I wrote a short article concerning holidays and the fact I’m not enthralled by most of them. I know how I feel but I wasn’t sure if I was alone with my thoughts and feelings or if there others … Continue reading

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Another Holiday.

I guess most people like holidays, a day off from work and all but why? What is there about holidays that really appeals to us other than a day off?  I know a couple who not only goes to all the … Continue reading

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A thought perhaps an answer

Thinking is a good activity. It’s worth of whatever effort you invest. It can be specific thinking or general thoughts, whichever suits you. Yesterday I was thinking about how to get new people to try out church. For some it might … Continue reading

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Lessons everwhere

I just finished mowing the lawn. (As my Facebook friends may be aware my mower isn’t working very well but that’s neither here nor there). We have a one foot tall red maple tree with eighteen inch crab grass all … Continue reading

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Travel destinations

While travel and destination are often used in the same sentence and are frequently intimately related they are distinctly different. There are many destinations I could love but there are absolutely no forms of travel that I enjoy. Yesterday we returned … Continue reading

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What it takes to be a leader

The simple answer to “What it takes to be a leader” is followers. If no one is following you, you’re not a leader. If only one person follows you may not be a great leader, but if thousands follower you, you might be a pretty … Continue reading

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Second hand genius

My wife recently told me “I guess I’m not as smart as I thought I was.” She put some cloves of garlic in her flower bed several years ago rather than throw them away. Over those intervening years the garlic … Continue reading

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