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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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Accepting Conflict

2 Corinthians 4:5-10 (NIV) 5 For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake. 6 For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light … Continue reading

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Happy Easter, I Mean…Merry Christmas

Luke 2:8-15 (NIV) 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 20)

Today we are going to talk about #2 on our list of things we should say more often. Life is tough, but so are you. Most of the time life can be pretty difficult.  It is very rare that the … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go: Have We Finally Amused Ourselves to Death?

In 1985, a social critic named Neal Postman, in the introduction to his book Amusing Ourselves to Death, compared two famous dystopian visions: 1984 by George Orwell and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.  He noted that though many people … Continue reading

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The Two Roses

Today I will be sharing with you the final poem I found in my notebook form my very brief poetry writing career back when I was in high school.  This particular poem was written on Aug. 31, 1994. This poem … Continue reading

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Making a Habit of Appreciation

Proverbs 10:11 (NIV) 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,     but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.  Proverbs 18:21 (NIV) 21 The tongue has the power of life and death,     and those who love it will eat … Continue reading

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