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This afternoon I stood in front of a glass box containing a manikin fortune teller.  For a dollar I could put my hand on the glass and the seer would read my palm by comparing my life line, etc. to a preprogrammed template.  Obviously I...

In a recent research study it was found that when students were told a particular textbook was of vital importance they consistently over estimated how much it physically weighed.  Just the opposite result occurred when told a book was irrelevant. Our minds do interesting things. ...

I had banana cream pie for breakfast.  It was quite nutritious.  The banana was full of potassium and other goodies.  The crust had grains.  The pudding had dairy and carbohydrates.  I love being an adult.  I can eat whatever whenever.  One night when I was...

She was 90 if she was a day.  She tried to stand tall and walk straight but the telltale hump was there.  The slight off balance in her stride was there. She had home colored her hair that gracefully flowed onto her shoulders.  When one...

Our house is full of grandchildren for the week.  I think my wife’s face is going to crack from smiling so much.  Five of six are here.  The sixth, the oldest, has joined the world of work.  Alas, the end of her childhood has come. ...

Laura Bassett and her English soccer team were on their way to the final game of the 2015 World Cup when the ultimate nightmare became a reality.  In an attempt to clear the ball from the area near her net she inadvertently kicked the ball...

Surely people are the most interesting thing God has created.  We come in an infinite array of shapes, colors, weights, ages and intelligences. This afternoon I watched a wisp of an elderly lady dine.  Her dyed hair did not disguise her life experience.  What amazed...

While Paul didn’t know anything about our 4th of July, one of his letters should be the official 4th of July document.  The theme of Galatians is independence – freedom from righteousness by works.   After his personal greetings to the church in Galatia he wastes...

I watched Family Feud this evening and I am tired of people “high-fiving” each other.  During one of the commercial breaks in three of the eight commercials people were “high-fiving.”  It was cute 24 years ago when Kevin was left “Home Alone.”  But enough is...

Today I heard someone say, “God loves you and there ain’t anything you can do about it.”  I wish I had said that.  But I like it so much I am going to repeat it.  “God loves you and there ain’t anything you can do...