Category Archives: Christian Living

Being Content

While chained up in a prison cell, the apostle Paul wrote these words—“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any … Continue reading

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Re-Write

In a recent Dilbert cartoon, the character Dogbert explained that he was re-writing the dialogue of Shakespeare’s plays. This audacious endeavor prompted Dilbert to proclaim, “I admire your confidence.” In their arrogance, some people are so confident that they, in … Continue reading

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Under-Appreciated

NBA guard Fred VanVleet recently agreed to a new contract that will keep him a member of the Toronto Raptors. VanVleet has played a huge role in the Raptors’ recent success, which includes a march to the 2019 NBA championship. … Continue reading

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Uncommon Thanks

One of my favorite Scriptures about thanksgiving is found in Luke 17. There we read about the time Jesus healed ten men who were suffering from leprosy. These ten men came as close to Jesus as they dared. By Old … Continue reading

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Different Reactions

Years ago I was part of a community service group that was trying to raise money by offering “Pictures with Santa”. I got to dress up as Santa Claus, and people would bring their small children to be photographed with … Continue reading

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Guardrails

The highway department recently put in a much-needed guardrail along a stretch of road near our house. My wife asked me if I had noticed it. I had not, even though I had driven by there a couple of times … Continue reading

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Tasting Good!

In a recent Zits comic strip, a conversation between teenager Jeremy and his father went like this: Jeremy: “Oh, great. We’re out of milk.” Dad: “There’s still plenty of skim milk.” Jeremy: “Oh. Okay…In that case, we’re just out of … Continue reading

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Remembering Him

University of Kentucky offensive line coach John Schlarman died Thursday at the age of 45 after a two-year battle with cancer. The Wildcats wanted to pay a special tribute to their coach, who also played football for Kentucky from 1994 … Continue reading

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Dirty Jobs

Mike Rowe is probably best known as the host of the television show “Dirty Jobs”, which aired for several years on the Discovery Channel. Rowe would travel to various places to give viewers a glimpse of what it is like … Continue reading

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Empathy

Millions of Jeopardy fans are mourning the loss of the television show’s beloved long-time host, Alex Trebek, who passed away a few days ago after a valiant battle against pancreatic cancer. Trebek seemed to have been born for the role … Continue reading

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