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Not OK

Not OK

Not OK I have some weird thoughts that rattle around my head every once in a while. I sometimes try to put them down in this blog. I can’t say that it has been that successful. Some things are probably best left to rattle around and not see the light of day. But, against my read on

Barbwire

Barbwire

Barbwire Today is Valentine’s Day and it also happens to be my wedding anniversary. Thirty two years ago my wife decided that I would need help remembering the day we were married, so she chose Valentine’s Day hoping that all of the emails I would receive from Edible Arrangements would be enough to remind me read on

Heal

Heal

Heal I live near Philadelphia and I listen to Philly sports talk shows most of the time in my car. If you haven’t heard, or if you don’t care about sports, the Eagles won the Super Bowl the other night. They beat the New England Patriots. Needless to say, but the fans around here have read on

Deep Affection

Deep Affection

Deep Affection Sometimes we have skewed pictures of God. They might come from our childhood or from reading a verse or two and not taking the time to put those verses into the context of the whole Bible but they can really skew our picture of God. One of the skewed pictures of God the read on

Go Bananas

Go Bananas

Go Bananas I must admit that I order so many things from Amazon that the thrill of receiving a package is not quite the same as it used to be. But when a friend or family member decides to send me something, as a surprise, and I come home to find this strange package that read on

Snowmageddon

Snowmageddon

Snowmageddon I am sitting at my desk, looking out my window, admiring the beauty of our current snowfall. It is coating the trees and falling in big flakes. It is as if God is painting the landscape with a fresh, clean coat of paint. I am reminded of how my sins are whiter than snow. read on

Shout Out

Shout Out

Shout Out I would like to play with some definitions so that I can share something that is on my heart. I suppose it is like poets who take literary license and create their own word abbreviations. The thoughts presented here today are thoughts that I wish I could speak personally to some of you read on

Swaddling Cloths

Swaddling Cloths

Swaddling Cloths “And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.” Luke 2:12. The practice of “swaddling” a baby is an ancient practice that is trying to make a comeback today. There is some controversy in the practice as some believe it read on

These Things Ought Not So To Be

These Things Ought Not So To Be

Ought Not So To Be When I was in college I lived with my friends, played basketball with my friends, ate with my friends, hung out on Saturdays with my friends, served the Lord with them on Sunday, and on Monday went to class with those same friends. You can imagine that, at times, we read on

Weird Thoughts

Weird Thoughts

Weird Thoughts I am hoping some of you are just like me. If not, I am in trouble. Every once in a while a weird thought just pops into my head. It is not just that this weird thought pops into my head…I often find myself meditating on them. Sometimes I chuckle to myself and read on