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From Obscurity to Greatness

Tom Brady is considered by many to be the greatest quarterback of all time. The numbers he has put up for passing yardage, touchdowns and Super Bowl victories make it just a matter of time before Brady is voted into … Continue reading

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Listening to Jesus

In Matthew 17, we read the account of Jesus going up on a high mountain with three of his disciples. There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun and his clothes became as white as the … Continue reading

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Reliable

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been disappointed by the fact that many of those who expressed a liking for his ideas did not bother to show up and vote for him. Many people have been attracted to Bernie’s socialist agenda … Continue reading

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Need a Better View

Listen to Gary Johnson explain something he calls “peephole” driving. “I grew up in Michigan where people do ‘peephole’ driving. People who live in the frozen north have likely been peephole drivers a time or two. Peephole driving happens after … Continue reading

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The Voice of Authority

The cover letter of a job application contained the following statement—“I listen to what the company president says, but I still make my own moves because I know what is best.” That kind of attitude is probably not going to … Continue reading

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Little Resemblance

I saw a picture of a statue that has caused a bit of an uproar in Celoron, New York. The statue was to honor a celebrity who had grown up in that town. People were complaining that the bronze sculpture … Continue reading

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Earnest Prayer

I recently misread 1 Thessalonians 3:10, which says, “Night and day we pray most earnestly…” In my mind I thought it said “we pray almost earnestly”. Immediately I thought to myself, “That doesn’t sound right!” So I read it again … Continue reading

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I Noticed Your Limp

I recently injured my knee. It’s nothing serious, but I have been walking with a slight limp. When I pass people on the street who don’t know me, they might glance my way, but they generally don’t ask me what’s … Continue reading

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Feeling Like a Champ

I recently celebrated another birthday, and I’m feeling like a champ—“Champ” Bailey, that is. Bailey is a professional football player who is approaching his 36th birthday. That’s old for a football player. Bailey has noticed that he is the oldest … Continue reading

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More of Us

Birds keep trying to build a nest in a hanging basket on our front porch. My wife doesn’t want a bird’s nest in her hanging basket on our front porch. So she keeps running the birds off. And they keep … Continue reading

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