Category Archives: Remembering

A Rose We Will Never Forget: Remembering the Life of Rose Ann Pierce

As I was preparing my talk for Grandma Rose’s funeral, the memories flooded my soul and the words kept coming and coming.  By the time I was done, I had a talk that was going to be way too long … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name Anyway?

Today was one of the happiest days of my life.  It is the day that my first child arrived.  I was so excited when I heard he was a boy. I have always wanted to have a boy.  Each night, … Continue reading

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You Are My Hero

Our culture seems to be fascinated by superheroes.  From The Avengers to Man of Steel, there have been more movies featuring superheroes in the past few years than ever before.  Our society seems to be absolutely obsessed with heroes, both … Continue reading

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One Solitary Life

Do you ever feel like the whole world is against you sometimes?  I know that I do sometimes.  Days like these are days that I call my bad days.  It can be very frustrating when you are trying to do … Continue reading

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Imagine if There Had Been No Resurrection

This past weekend as I was participating in all the family rituals that go along with the Easter holiday, a question kept popping up in my head: What if there had been no Resurrection? I mean if Jesus had died … Continue reading

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No Glory Without Pain: No Life Without Death

If you judge God exclusively by what you’ve experienced in your own life or what you’ve seen in the lives of others, you will likely come to some bad conclusions about Him.  As Christians, we know the world is fallen, … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Sacrifice (Part 2)

In Part 1, we talked about reasons why the Easter holiday should have as least as much if not more celebration than Christmas due to the eternal importance of what it represents.  If you would like to check it out, … Continue reading

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