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For about two or three weeks we had workmen doing home repairs and some remodeling in the kitchen.  We have been in this home now for sixteen years and it was time to give it some tender loving care.  Three of the workmen were a...

If you are looking a bit haggard in the morning, if the bags under your eyes seem just a bit droopier and darker, if those once wonderful smile lines have become deep crevices, I have a verse for you.   It is 2 Corinthians 4:16.  “....

I have a friend who recently took a standardized test and received a perfect score in the math section.  That’s not supposed to happen.  If one receives a perfect score that means the person was not tested to his limits.  We don’t know how much...

In preparation for a coming weekend retreat for our administrators I am reading a very fine book on leadership.  The book is designed to instill in corporate leaders the importance of such vital concepts of gifts of love, power, significance and authorship.  The author’s goal...

I’m sitting here with an old book in my hand whose author has long been dead.  He has letters after his name so I am inclined to give reverence to what he has to say.  When I think about that I realize how silly that...

We have some dear friends we like to diner with each Sunday morning.  This morning while sipping on a hot drink I watched our waitress top off one of my friend’s hot drink.  Immediately she had to try to conjure up the right balance of...

An interesting thing happened to me this evening as I entered a bookstore that shall remain unnamed.  It does begin with a B.  In the space between the two front doors they had a display of books they were trying to quickly get out of...

The New England Patriots did not really win their football game Sunday afternoon as much as the Chargers lost the game.  Sometimes you are given a gift.  I was amused by a student this morning who came up to me with a big smile as...

Do you ever watch a television show where all the characters are smart, witty and always have the perfect comeback? Discouraging, isn't it?  If you are like me, you think of some really great thing to say about thirty minutes after it’s too late. It’s...

While passing by the recreation room in a nursing home I was about knocked over by the volume of the recreation director literally yelling, "N-17." Looking in I saw a collection of old ladies playing Bingo. There weren't any old men. This wasn’t because old...