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Paul was a tentmaker so it only follows that at some point he would use a metaphor from his secular profession. We find it in         II Corinthians 5:1. “We know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from...

Decades ago the then president of Columbia University posited that we should extend adolescence because so many new facts were being discovered we needed to keep students in school longer that we might fill them up.  In a strange way his idea has come to...

The surety of salvation is incredibly satisfying.  Not to fear the future and to rest in the promises provides an incredibly rich life.  However, that is not the endgame.  Upon receiving the gift of salvation we enter into a new experience.  A new challenge is...

We live in the age of being politically correct - PC for short.  One of the understood rules of being PC is not to stereotype people.  Each person is an individual with a unique character.  The worn out axiom “Don’t judge a book by its...

On May 16, 2012 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery and courage in action in Cambodia in 1970.   The passage of time never diminishes gallantry and honor.   Receiving an award and recognition is a heady experience. Watch...

How quickly the world changes; when I was a boy we bemoaned the fact that the great herds of bison were gone.  Bison had become so rare I never saw one outside a zoo until we visited Yellowstone.  It was a big deal to see...

My rejoicing event occurred today when the driver of the natural gas company stopped at my home to collect a street barricade.  Monday and Tuesday they put a natural gas line into my house.  As he was putting the barricade on a rack on the...

So far this has been an interesting week.  On Sunday afternoon while driving on a country road for several miles behind three cars, the lead car suddenly stopped to turn left.   The car behind him successfully swerved out into a beautiful patch of day lilies...

Thursday evening my wife was standing in a line of faculty waiting to enter an auditorium for a summer graduation, when the lady behind her said with an air of superiority, “I got my doctorate at U.C. Berkeley. Where did you get yours?” “U.C. Berkeley,”...

There is so much truth in the axiom that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  This afternoon my wife destroyed some of the most beautiful art I have ever possessed.  She washed the inside of the windows of our car.  She destroyed fantastic...