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Whatever!

Whatever!

How many times do you say whatever?  Do you just feel lukewarm about everything?  Would your friends describe you as apathetic about life? Ok, so you are asking what is…

Dead Beat Geese, Daffodils and “Free if…”

Dead Beat Geese, Daffodils and “Free if…”

It is now officially spring according to my DBG calculator.  That means Mr. Deadbeat Goose and his mate have arrived and are nesting on my duck island in the pond.…

Three Diets Named in the Bible

Three Diets Named in the Bible

Nothing can be more destructive or more constructive to the human body than what one puts into his mouth.  Some wit has noted that “We are what we eat.”  There…

Perilous Preaching

Perilous Preaching

Recently, I read the following story: Dr. Clarence Bass, professor emeritus at Bethel Theological Seminary, early in his ministry preached in a church in Los Angeles. He thought he had…

The Wearing of The Green

The Wearing of The Green

This Friday, March 17th, this reporter will join millions of people in the USA who will be wearing green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  They probably won’t remember why they…

Spring?

Spring?

So, what happened to spring?  Mark Twain was right when he said if you don’t like the weather, just wait a few minutes. Last Sunday we changed the clock for…

On the Edge, On the Team, Not on the Fence

On the Edge, On the Team, Not on the Fence

After over 30 years of marriage I have learned many things. I can now compile a complete list of my character flaws. I have also learned that a bride’s reaction…

A Prayer Life Equals a Stronger Life

A Prayer Life Equals a Stronger Life

Prayer is an exalted form of communication.  When we thank our Heavenly Father for His blessings or come to Him with a request, we are the sender of the communication,…

I AM is Here

I AM is Here

What’s the worst storm you’ve ever experienced?  For me, that would be the tornado that ripped through Amelia, Virginia, in May of 2003.  I remember driving down the road and…

We Need a Car in Stump County

We Need a Car in Stump County

Here in Stump County we still use wagons and buckboards and buggies and either walk or ride horses but we really need a car. I don’t know how we are…

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