Category Archives: Personal/Reflective

Old Friends

I love coffee and most things having to do with coffee. I love the smell of coffee beans. I love my coffee grinder and the options on the coarseness of it’s grind and the amount to be ground. Am I … Continue reading

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True Patriots

My wife Cathie is a true patriot; I don’t know anyone who loves this country more than she does. Nor do I know anyone with more zeal for this country’s return to goodness and greatness than she has.   WWI … Continue reading

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Pass It On, 2.

Mom was a a party girl.  Not a loose, bamboozling trollop but a really fun-loving person. She was weighed down much of her adult life with the labors attendant on raising a brood of eleven children but for all the … Continue reading

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Means & Ends

In 128 days we’ll have a new President of the United States of America. Unless events conspire to derail one or both of the current presumptive nominees, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will occupy that office. Even as I … Continue reading

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Things that Last

“Give your family years of faithful—if unspectacular—leadership in family worship, and you’ll agree it’s worth it all when someday, perhaps far from now, unexpectedly, you get a response like this….” Continue reading

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Err Boldly!

Our daughters grew up learning to play a variety of musical instruments. When learning a new instrument or piece of music, they often played timidly— one uncertain note or chord followed by a similar one, like an urchin uncertainly knocking … Continue reading

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Is That Legal?

Some laws are illegal.  Sounds oxymoronic I know, but we are talking about politics and the unholy fruit of legislators here. Some laws don’t pass judicial muster as “legal” legislation when a court or a judge determines that they are … Continue reading

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