Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Growing Shadow Of The Cross

Once upon a time I was at this college ministry retreat where the speaker drew a diagram that I’ve never forgotten. He drew a horizontal line on an overhead transparency –  remember when that was cutting edge technology? Then he … Continue reading

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Old Man Wisdom

Mark Twain once said, “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the … Continue reading

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Sweaty Palms

January 25 was my Mom’s birthday. This year was the first year of celebrating her life without her being in my life anymore. Jesus called her home on leap day Feb. 29, 2012. I remember my mom every day when … Continue reading

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Come Here!

The great Bill Cosby had this part in one of his old routines where he talked about trying to get his kids to come and talk to him. He described how he would say “Come here,” but they wouldn’t come. … Continue reading

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It’s Really Crazy

I spent a lot of my posts last week going through meaningful scenes in the life of Christ; scenes depicting the kind of relationship He had with the Trinity. It’s really crazy to think that what God shares with all … Continue reading

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Photo Madness

My new favorite comedian is Jim Gaffigan. He does the work of being very funny without  lazily eliciting laughter through crass humor. If you haven’t seen his routine “Mr. Universe” – watch it. In it Jim comments on the ridiculousness … Continue reading

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Brutal Honesty-Part II

My last post referred to Jesus’ brutally honest prayer as recorded in Luke 22. Jesus prayed, and prayed, and prayed some more in the garden of Gethsemane.  He called out in brutal honesty to His heavenly Father, “If you are … Continue reading

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