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Light of the World

“We can be the light of the world without leaving our high beams on and annoying everybody.”—Bob Goff. Regardless of what you may have heard, I am still able to drive after dark. However, I must admit that I occasionally … Continue reading

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Blocking the Sun

Like millions of other residents of the United States, my wife and I drove quite a distance to get the best view possible of the total solar eclipse that took place on Monday, August 21. It was well worth the … Continue reading

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Lights

As I was driving today, the driver of an on-coming car flashed his lights at me. I thought that he might be warning me about a policeman looking for speeders. Or perhaps he was letting me know that there was … Continue reading

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Staying Sharp

“Sharping the saw” is a phrase that has been heard frequently the past several years. It refers to any activity that might serve to improve a person’s ability to function. Attending a seminar, taking a class, reading a good book, … Continue reading

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Basking In the Light

I don’t know a whole lot about house plants, but I do know that they need to be in the sunlight. As a matter of fact, sometimes plants will lean toward the sun. They are designed to seek the source … Continue reading

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Real Faith

Frank Bruni recently wrote in The New York Times: “Faith and government shouldn’t be as cozy as they are in this country. Faith is a serious matter, and an important one, but it’s trivialized when it’s toted too readily and … Continue reading

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Different

“We are best for our communities when we are most unlike our communities.”—J.K. Jones There is nothing wrong with a church trying to be “seeker-sensitive”. After all, Jesus was quite sensitive to the spiritual needs of others. And he sends … Continue reading

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Observation Deck

When my wife and I go on a cruise, we like to spend a lot of time on the deck of the ship. We find a couple of chairs where we can read and relax. Occasionally, we will observe some … Continue reading

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Pretty Lamp

I spent some time yesterday with a friend in a waiting area at a local hospital. The room was spacious and beautifully decorated. My friend was surprised to find that the lamps in the room did not work. They did … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Light

It is interesting to watch our nightlight react to the approaching dawn. It blinks and sputters and flickers and finally turns itself off, yielding to the greater light. Having done its job for the night, it allows the sun to … Continue reading

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