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Carry on the Tradition

The upcoming football season at a middle school in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has been cancelled because the school can’t find any coaches. Ironically, the school is named after legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Administrators at Lombardi Middle School … Continue reading

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Raising the Roof

One of my favorite events in the gospels is recorded in Mark 2. There we read the account of four men who carried a paralyzed man to Jesus. They couldn’t get close to Jesus because it was so crowded at … Continue reading

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Bright Lights

I live right across the Ohio River from the small town of Rome, Ohio. Last year on the Fourth of July my wife and I heard some noise about 10:00pm and looked outside and discovered that we could view the … Continue reading

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Lost

Sometimes when people have a pet that gets lost, they put up posters in the neighborhood. These posters contain a picture of the pet and other relevant information, including a number to call in case you find the missing kitty … Continue reading

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Seeds of Success

Shortly after we moved into our new home a little over a year ago, I sowed grass seed, hoping that I would soon have a lawn that looked like a lush, well-manicured golf course. It didn’t happen. So I reseeded … Continue reading

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Lifeguard On Duty

In September of 1985, a party was held at a New Orleans municipal pool. The purpose of the party was to celebrate the first summer in memory without a single drowning at any New Orleans city pool. In honor of … Continue reading

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Try a Little Kindness

Have you noticed how nice the employees of Chick-fil-A are? Analysts have said that customer service is a key to Chick-fil-A’s success. The fast food chain invests more than other companies in training their employees. Part of their training includes … Continue reading

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Fixing Things

I learned a long time ago that I am not very good at fixing things. I don’t have the natural ability to repair things that are broken, nor do I have the desire to learn how to do such things. … Continue reading

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Making It Grow

Last year I seeded our new lawn, with mixed results. The grass came up, but the hot, dry weather was hard on it, and the crabgrass took over. Now, I am looking at a brown patch of ground that offers … Continue reading

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Important Conversation

I recently found a quote that I think is worthy of sharing—“Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters.”—Unknown. We don’t seem to have any trouble talking about the weather, or sports, or current events, etc. However, when it … Continue reading

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