Tag Archives: Sermon on the Mount

Stay Focused!

There is always a lot of commotion going on in Washington, D.C. Many groups and individuals are constantly striving to make sure that their interests and special causes are in the national debate. It can become difficult to sort through … Continue reading

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Real Love

A certain man was always telling his neighbor how much he loved the children in the neighborhood. One day this man had a new sidewalk poured in front of his house. Before the cement had hardened, some of the neighborhood … 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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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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Spread Yourself Around

I read about a company that has just started offering a unique service for those who have passed away and wish for their ashes to be spread across the earth. The cremated remains of the deceased are lifted by a balloon … Continue reading

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Valuables

Kim Kardashian was recently tied up and robbed at gunpoint in her hotel room in Paris. The thieves took jewelry that was originally reported to be worth $10 million. A more recent report places the value of the stolen items … Continue reading

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Avoid the Traffic

A few years ago, when my wife and I were living in Indiana, we decided to take a few days off and drive south. As we left the Kokomo area and headed toward Indianapolis, it suddenly occurred to us that … Continue reading

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Love Your Enemies

Angry demonstrations took place in Columbia, South Carolina last weekend. White supremacists faced off against counter-protesters. The mounting tensions were aggravated by the sweltering 100-degree temperatures. One of the white supremacists was overcome by the oppressive heat. He was escorted … 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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Surviving the Storm

A year ago today, Superstorm Sandy hit the east coast, killing at least 182 people in the United States and causing an estimated $65 billion in damage. The region has not yet recovered from the storm. Many people are still … Continue reading

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