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It’s All About the Potpourri

      The other day while I was in a local coffee shop, my friend Henry came running up to me, all excited. “I figured it out!” “What?” I asked. He slid into the seat across from me, sipping … Continue reading

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Spiritual Amnesia- The Deadly Sickness

Recently, I’ve been chastised for some of my Facebook posts. Knowing I want to publish books, a friend’s advice was meant to stop me from sounding too angry. I wouldn’t want to alienate future readers, now would I? Creepers! It’s … Continue reading

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Which Heaven are You Going to?

Sad, sad news. My wife and I are going to different heavens. At least different areas of heaven. If heaven were a skyscraper, I’d be up in the penthouse (where I belong of course) and she’d be . . . … Continue reading

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The Churchyard Shuffle

Pentecostal, Methodist, Congregationalist. . . It doesn’t matter what church you go to, you’ve dealt with the Church Yard Shuffle. It’s a particular dance that transcends all denominational lines and even reaches deep into independent churches. This is how it … Continue reading

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When to Throw in the Towel

Ever been tempted to throw in the towel? You’re not alone. Who hasn’t been so disheartened they’ve said, “Forget it Lord! I’m gonna become a monk.” If you can relate, I want you to consider George Edward Arcaro, otherwise known … Continue reading

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Tattoos and Heaven

So I overheard something at Barnes and Noble cafe that made me cringe. I couldn’t see who was speaking. She was on the other side of a partition. “I can’t go to heaven because I have tattoos.” Just to let you … Continue reading

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Strength from the Mountain

Every once in a while I find a verse that pops out and says WOW to me. The other day a verse did just that. I hope it speaks to you, too. Psalm 125:2 “As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so … Continue reading

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  Happy one year anniversary for the publication of my book, A Message to Deliver. There’s just a couple of days left to get your name in the drawing for a free copy. Five copies will be given away. Simply … Continue reading

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Divided We Fall

Remember those cafeteria dinner plates? They were divided into sections– the bigger one for the main entree, the smaller ones for your dessert, veggies and potatoes. With that said, I have to make a confession. I am prejudice. Wow! Wash … Continue reading

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Lessons from Duct Tape

During my son’s time in the Marines, one of his subordinates approached him. “Sir, I can’t find my rifle.” An odd thing, indeed, for a marine to say. On top of that, this particular individual had a history of misplacing … Continue reading

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