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The local chess club meets in a classroom near my classroom at our local university.  I had to smile at some of the “trash-talking” going on in the hallway.  These were nerds.  Their “trash-talk” wouldn’t hold a candle to that of NBA players.  One of...

It was one of those “Oh, no” moments.  While picking up a dozen eggs I dropped the container before getting it into the basket.  There it was; six of the twelve eggs broken on the floor.  I felt like I was one of the “king’s...

During the last few years of my father’s life, he loved to go to Sears and buy tools.  Therefore, one would assume that he was a handyman.  He wasn’t.  But he surely had all the tools necessary to be one.  After he passed away I...

It was Samuel Coleridge who wrote, “Water, water every where; nor any drop to drink.”   This morning I felt like this ancient mariner as I surfed through 900 television channels. In desperation I stopped at an old Perry Mason drama.  There was Raymond Burr and...

Usually we associate Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) with people who repeatedly wash their hands or check door locks.  However, there is a category of OCD that just might be the fruit of one’s theology.  These people are doubters and are afraid that if everything isn’t...

There are some people that really need a slap on the back of the head.  This evening I saw three adults who really should be at the head of the line with all of us lined up to do the deed.  First of all it...

If you have ever been asked to make a public presentation you most assuredly suffered prior to the presentation; cold hands, weak knees, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat accompanied by a pain in the pit of your stomach.  I once had a friend who when...

Our local public library is presently featuring To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.  This Sunday afternoon the National Endowment for the Arts sponsored an actor to portray Atticus Finch.  It was splendid and much to my pleasure during the hour he morphed into Scout,...

It is obvious that God loves diversity. There is no end of the differences in people.  We are made in His image but there are an infinite number of combinations of DNA producing an infinite number of unique beings. Our modern world enables us to...

While in college I participated in a few oratorical contests and thus have an appreciation for the anxiety of standing on stage, knowing that you did your best, and fearing you will hear your name as the person who didn’t make it. Through the years I...