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It was Samuel Coleridge who wrote, “Water, water every where; nor any drop to drink.”   This morning I felt like this ancient mariner as I surfed through 900 television channels. In desperation I stopped at an old Perry Mason drama.  There was Raymond Burr and...

Usually we associate Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) with people who repeatedly wash their hands or check door locks.  However, there is a category of OCD that just might be the fruit of one’s theology.  These people are doubters and are afraid that if everything isn’t...

There are some people that really need a slap on the back of the head.  This evening I saw three adults who really should be at the head of the line with all of us lined up to do the deed.  First of all it...

If you have ever been asked to make a public presentation you most assuredly suffered prior to the presentation; cold hands, weak knees, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat accompanied by a pain in the pit of your stomach.  I once had a friend who when...

Our local public library is presently featuring To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.  This Sunday afternoon the National Endowment for the Arts sponsored an actor to portray Atticus Finch.  It was splendid and much to my pleasure during the hour he morphed into Scout,...

It is obvious that God loves diversity. There is no end of the differences in people.  We are made in His image but there are an infinite number of combinations of DNA producing an infinite number of unique beings. Our modern world enables us to...

While in college I participated in a few oratorical contests and thus have an appreciation for the anxiety of standing on stage, knowing that you did your best, and fearing you will hear your name as the person who didn’t make it. Through the years I...

Because I was not at the top of my game I stayed in the car while my wife got groceries.  My eye caught a couple very engaged in conversation; so much so they pushed their cart of groceries into the parking lot shopping cart bin...

On our way into a Friendly’s I held the door for a family on their way out.  As a little guy passed me I heard him say to his dad, “I want to come back here again.”  Too bad Friendly’s didn’t have that on camera. ...

While waiting for my wife to come and get me I sat on a rock at the side of a parking area watching the world go by.  It was warm and breezy – perfect.  Just then a woman came across the parking area toward her...