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I have six FM presets on my car radio.  One is classical, one is jazz, one is news, one is pop, one is religious and another is talk radio.   The music ones fascinate me because with just eight notes musicians create a zillion songs and...

There is a great tree in my yard that towered over all others.  Now it lies upon its side waiting for the chainsaw to cut it into small pieces for my woodstove.  As it brought us days of shade and cool now it will bring...

In case you didn't know Chia Pet seeds are slimy like frog eggs.  And how do I know this?  They are on my kitchen counter.  They are on my dining room table. Actually they are all over my house.  Yes, it is true.  We actually...

Have you ever come to the end of a day and realized you did nothing useful or productive all day long?  Wonderful, isn't it?   I know I am supposed to be horrified and say how terrible, but I can't.   Our culture drives us to be...

I am dozing in front of my computer.  I am semi-awake.  It has been a while since I have touched the keyboard or the mouse and the computer's screen saver has come on.  I am getting a wonderful slide show of my grandchildren. One by...

Wouldn't Ezekiel be shocked if he woke up this week to discover people living in a time when talk about replacing body parts wasn't mere poetry but reality?  The promise for a new body part first appeared in Ezekiel 36:26, "A new heart also will...

I had to take my pickup to the doctor.  After he transplanted some new parts he said to me, "Mr. Bothwell, you had this truck in here two years ago and since then you have only driven it 3000 miles.  You have to drive this...

In Isaiah 55:8 God tells us that His thoughts are not ours.  He thinks differently than we do about things.  I was reminded of this in class this morning when I read 1 Corinthians 13 to my students.  Verse 3 says, "Though I give my...

We had a birthday party for our old lab.  She sat with cocked head trying to figure out why there was a flame on top of her cupcake.  I couldn’t get her to blow it out. So I helped.  With long strings of drool almost...

Not long ago a woman complained to me that when her husband came home he always greeted the dog first and then came and found her.  But I asked, "Doesn't the dog run to the door and wait when she hears the car pull into...