My Conversation with the Republican National Committee

I don’t get a lot of phone calls from “real” people. Most calls are either scammers or organizations asking for money. This past week it was the Republican National Committee. I was patient. I listened to the spiel, but even though I am a registered Republican, something in their appeal was striking a dissonant chord. […]

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Our Safety Net

Having children of different ages and with varying interests can sometimes be a stretch. How to keep the closeness and help us have a common goal? The most important focus is our faith; so, whatever else we do, we learn and worship together. When we sit down to breakfast each morning, I typically save my […]

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The Problem with Fear, and Raising Up World Changers

Like a lot of other things since March 2020, the recent US elections stirred up a lot of emotion. That being the case, I hear many people expressing feelings of discouragement and fear. Many have said they fear for their children because they feel like their children will not grow up with the same amount […]

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These Noah Days & a Challenge for 2021

How are you today? So many have expressed their anxiousness to put 2020 behind us, and yet here we sit in the new year and not much has changed. When feeling down, it is good medicine to look outside of ourselves and really see other people. My friend Sheila in Italy has barely been outside […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 9

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies: What do you picture when you read this verse? Growing up, I always pictured a banquet table, set for a feast, and I couldn’t figure out why anyone would celebrate in a room with one’s enemies… The shepherd takes his sheep to highlands […]

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