Monthly Archives: April 2015

No Pill for This

Lately I’ve been suffering from the blues. Over the past few years I’ve written about this  a bit, largely because I’ve battled some form of the blues off and on throughout much of my life. For a number of years … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Bonus Day–Why Are You Looking Here?

How must it have been for the close followers of Jesus to come to grips with his death, to endure hours, watching his agony on the cross or their own agony at being too fearful to be anywhere near the … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 40–Waiting, Waiting…

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. ~~Henry Van Dyke It seems like … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 39–Were You There?

Where were you when? It’s a common question asked of people who were alive when certain events took place. In relatively recent times the question might be “Where were you on 9/11 when the World Trade towers were struck by two … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 38–They Also Serve

Today is Maundy Thursday. When I was growing up, we simply called it “Holy Thursday.” I used to look forward to the day, because I really liked the church service. It was one in which a whole lot seemed to … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 37–Being Who You Are

It has taken me over 50 years, but I finally like myself. Don’t get me wrong,  I still occasionally have times when I don’t treat myself very well, but for the most part I have developed an appreciation for who … Continue reading

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