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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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Electrically They Keep a Baseball Score

Things keep on changing, don’t they? Not everyone is pleased with this. I’m reminded of the following story. A guest speaker at a church was introduced to the oldest member of the congregation, a feisty little old lady who had … Continue reading

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There’s an App for That

I keep hearing about these things called “apps” that you can get for your cell phone. I don’t think they would work for me because my cell phone is so old. It’s one of the early models that runs on … Continue reading

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Obey the Law

Yesterday I pulled away from an intersection that I thought was a 4-way stop. The person driving the pickup truck approaching from my right knew that it was actually a 2-way stop, and that he had the right of way, … Continue reading

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