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I’m puzzled.  I heard a preacher talking about how bad things are in the world.  After church he went out to his fairly new luxury car and drove to his 5000 square foot home and ate a full Sabbath dinner that put him to sleep...

Every school day of my childhood began with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. So it is not surprising that on occasion the words “with liberty and justice for all” run through my consciousness. It was not until much later in life that I...

Toward the close of Ephesians 3 Paul prays for the people in Ephesus and in verse 16 he says, “That God would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might by His Spirit in the inner man.”   Out of...

I went to a dermatologist last week.  She was brutal.  Apparently I have old man spots on my head and she was determined to destroy them.  She was armed with a can of super cold stuff and she sprayed and sprayed and sprayed and sprayed. ...

While watching my mechanic put new brake pads on my car I remembered something I heard from one of my friends who races stock cars.  He mentioned that the brakes on his car were the best he could find.  When he saw the puzzled look...

Titus was a gentile convert who had responded to the preaching of Paul.  He traveled with Paul and Barnabas and was left in charge of the new church on the island of Crete.  Somewhere along Paul’s travels he wrote to Titus.  There are a few...

Paul wrote to Timothy, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.”  City managers in Massachusetts need to read their Bibles.  According to our newspaper local towns have exhausted their snow removal budgets for the year and are...

After our very pretty waitress left our table this evening my wife said, “How I wish I could stay like that and yet still have my current brain.”  One of the joys of youth is you don’t know what you don’t know; therefore, you think...

On the way out of class I passed a man carrying a box with the words “Class Disposal.”  When I looked more closely I saw that someone had placed a piece of tape on the box turning a “G” into a “C.”   But I like...

I just received the following message from one of my best friends. She wrote, “My favorite azalea has been stolen.  It was in a huge pottery pot, lovely pale green, well grown azalea of deep beautiful pink color.  Hope they enjoy it, whoever they are.” ...