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The same man held up the same donut store in our town three times in two weeks.  He was finally captured when the employee with the headset asked a drive-up customer to dial 911.   Either this man needs to go to jail or to a...

The esteemed historian Will Durant wrote, “Since men love freedom, and the freedom of individuals in society requires some regulation of conduct, the first condition of freedom is its limitation; make it absolute and it dies in chaos.  So the prime task of government is...

She looked to be about ten years old and her maternal instincts were soaring as she came out of the pet store.  Cradled in her arms was a plastic bag filled with water.  I never did see the fish because she was doing her best...

I’m going to guess when 99% of us hear “That’s all folks” we immediately think of the conclusion to a Loony Tunes cartoon.  Usually it’s Porky signing off but occasionally Bugs has the honors.  For a few moments the thought crossed my mind that we...

It started in the gardens behind our home in East Africa and ended in the front seat of our Ford Cortina.  Somehow in my youthful foolishness I caught a seven foot long cobra and asked my wife to drive me to our school’s biology room.  ...

Winter has finally arrived.  We awakened this morning to a lovely white blanket covering our brownish yard and the maple and birch branches were outlined in white against the backdrop of a gray sky.  It is a heavy wet snow and perfect for snowballs.  It...

Some years ago I was driving across the Indiana Turnpike and realized I was close to the university I had attended and if I tuned the radio to the university station I could hear the weekly church service.  Much to my delight when the speaker...

When God finished each day of Creation He said, “That is good.”  That was until the end of the 6th day.  Then He said, “That is very good.”  He had just created Adam and Eve.  They were magnificent.  Angels sang and Lucifer complained.  For the...

One of the enjoyable things in the Gospels are the miscellaneous details.  An example would be the 153 large fish in the disciple’s nets in John 21.  One of my favorites isn’t a number it’s an aside in Luke 8.  Jesus had just raised Jairus’s...

Once again the hate-filled church plans to dishonor another fallen American soldier with their bile laden picket signs.  Their mantra is “Thank God for IEDs” as they call our military dead “fallen fools.” On December 26 in Israel a group of ultra-Orthodox Jews spat on a...