Category Archives: Communion Meditations

Unlikely Spokesperson

In 2013, Bill Hader was hired to be the commercial voice of “Mr. Peanut”. Ironically, Hader was chosen for the role despite having a severe peanut allergy! To say the least, he was an unlikely spokesperson for peanuts. God has … Continue reading

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Reunited

People from all over the world are mourning the death of Barbara Bush. The former first lady passed away Tuesday night at the age of 92. Of all of her many accomplishments, perhaps the most impressive is the fact that … Continue reading

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Good Heritage

Linda Click remembers the time she sat down with her daughter and explained with pride that her grandfather was a preacher, her great-great grandfather was a preacher, and her great-great-great grandfather was a preacher. To which the young girl replied, … Continue reading

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Get Rid of that Spare Tire

Many people are dismayed because they have picked up a few pounds over the years. They are right to be concerned. There are many health issues that are complicated by carrying around excess weight. There is also a spiritual dimension associated … Continue reading

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Death Brings Reconciliation

Have you ever noticed that death often brings about a reconciliation? Sometimes a family comes back together after the passing of a loved one. Friends may put aside their differences after they have lost someone they both loved. Sometimes an … Continue reading

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Death Is Serious Business!

Sometimes we joke about death. Woody Allen said that he wasn’t afraid to die, he just didn’t want to be there when it happened. Rodney Dangerfield, before undergoing a risky surgery, said that if the operation went well, he would … Continue reading

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Big, Big Cross

One of the largest crosses in the world is located on Bald Knob in southern Illinois. It towers 111 feet high and can be seen for miles in every direction. However, the cross of Jesus towers even higher. It towers … Continue reading

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The Surprise of Easter

It just so happens that Easter falls on April 1 this year—April Fools’ Day. This has led some pranksters to consider the humor in staging a fake Easter egg hunt—allowing children to believe that there were eggs hidden for them … Continue reading

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Very Tempting

The late humorist Lewis Grizzard once said, “I am by no means trying to condone adultery, but the fact is, it’s one of the most popular of the Ten Commandments to break. Who goes around making graven images today?” Some … Continue reading

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Too Many Voices

Years ago I was playing slow pitch softball, and a player on the opposing team hit a scorching line drive up the middle. The ball was hit so hard that our pitcher wasn’t able to field it cleanly, but he … Continue reading

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