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I first saw him literally shuffling into our local market.  He was hard to miss; cashmere sport jacket, wool scarf, Stetson hat, white mustache, white hair flowing out from under the hat, bushy eyebrows, glasses on the tip of his nose and a twinkle in...

I am very proud of my wife.  On Tuesday morning one of her students failed to show up for class.  It was not just an ordinary class but one in which students had to cooperatively present a project.  We are very close now to the...

This afternoon I watched a clerk in a drugstore cough on her customers.  I wonder how many people will become ill because they went to the drugstore to purchase something to make themselves healthier.  She reminded me of me and all my colleagues who sometime...

We have had an African Grey parrot in our family for over ten years.  They live to be in their forties so we expect to have it for a long time.  It chatters away all day long and provides quite an interesting presence.  His name...

We got a coupon book in the mail today boasting on the cover that we were receiving over $2,505 in savings.  In order for me to garner the entire value of the book I would need to purchase four computer screens, four laptop computers, two...

Yesterday my wife and I took some friends to the top of a small mountain that overlooks our little city.  The oak leaves are freshly fallen on the rocks and are quite slippery.  Wanting to make sure our guests would make it safely to the...

While filling up my car a driver on the other side of the pump was also filling his car.  When he turned and looked at me I literally gasped.  If I had not known Ted Kennedy is dead I would have been sure he was...

There is a wonderful thought at the close of Hebrews 11.  Paul wrote that his great list of heroes had not yet received the perfection promised. Their perfection did not come from the list of their great accomplishments. It is only together with us would they...

One of the great texts of all Scripture soon follows Hebrews 11, the list of the spiritual and the not so spiritual (Samson) giants of the past.   One thing is evident that despite their significance, and all they had done, all of them were dead. ...

I wish my father was still alive so I could call him tonight and tell him we are no longer short.  We are tall!  It’s a grand feeling to be tall.  I have never experienced it before but I know it’s true.  This evening I...