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The dictionary defines the word “Segue” as a smooth imperceptible transition from one state, situation or subject to another.  Sometimes we hear talk show hosts use the word “segue” as they move from one topic to another.  Segue is a good word to describe a...

I can now walk without a cane.  But I must admit there is some pain involved. One of the fastest remedies for my painful knee has been the application of ice.  Within two minutes I get that “ahhh” feeling when we cool it down.  My...

It’s the last day of the year.   It’s time to make resolutions.  It’s time to set ourselves up for failure and loss of self-esteem.  At least that is what happens to me when I make a list of resolutions.   I never make it to February...

I opened an envelope to discover a request for a recommendation for one of my past students.  The problem was I did not like him.  He was arrogant and treated others with disdain.  However, he was bright and did good work.  And so I wrote...

For Christmas when I was eight my dad gave me Treasure Island by Robert Lewis Stevenson. I loved it. I also received Robinson Caruso by Daniel Defoe.  I didn’t love it. I didn’t even like it. The idea of treasure hunting infatuates us.  Is there...

The Mylar balloon was caught in a tree a full half mile away yet was visible and bright as it reflected the slanted rays of the evening sun.  As we passed it I found myself wondering how far away Jesus was from Zacchaeus when He,...

We have a most unreasonable habit in our home.  If when we return from the grocery store there is still bread left in the pantry.  we put the new fresh bread aside until we have consumed the old bread.  The result being that a few...

This afternoon at the deli section of our supermarket we ordered some sliced cheese.  Carefully the man put on his gloves to protect us from germs.  The problem was as he was carrying the cheese to the scale he coughed on the new slices.  When...

Today the Christmas music on the radio sounds wonderful.  Forty-eight hours from now it will not be nearly as pretty or satisfying.  The human mind fascinates me because the music will be the same.  It is our minds that are in a different place.  On...

Identity theft isn’t new.  According to Romans 8:16 we are God’s children and co-heirs with Christ to the treasures of God’s Kingdom.   Since Eden Satan has been extraordinarily active in pursuit of God’s children.  He hates the fact that we are going to inherit something...