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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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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 23)

Well, we made it through the entire list of things that we should say more often.  If you missed any of them, here is the complete list: Thank you. Excuse me. Here is a surprise corn dog I bought you … Continue reading

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Consumerism and the Supermarket God

We live in a supermarket world, with stocked shelves and endless choices.  We move through the isles of the Super Wal-Marts and we carefully select items based on what moves us in the moment.  Usually we end up cramming our … Continue reading

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Put Some Action Into Your Love

All You Need is Love is a great song by my favorite band of all-time, the Beatles.  The song has a great message.  They are saying that it only takes love to make a difference in the world around you.  … Continue reading

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The Dash

I ran across this poem called The Dash a while back and I thought it was great. It really makes you think about your life and what you have really accomplished during your time here on planet Earth.  Each day that we … Continue reading

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Finding Joy In Your Life (Part 3)

In part 1 of this blog series we discussed Philippians 4:8 and how that one verse is the secret to living a joy-filled life.  We also discussed the importance of putting only joy-producing thoughts into your head.  It is a way … Continue reading

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Flipping Your Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions.  Love them or hate them, they reappear every year.  Filled with good intentions each January, many of us start on a litany of goals with a desire to change ourselves.  We vow to work out, to get … Continue reading

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