Monthly Archives: October 2014

Pray for Me

Pray for me—or wish me luck if you prefer. I’m a confirmed comfort zone-dweller, but I’m being forced out of that zone. I know—I should embrace moving out of my comfort zone, but I’m a crotchety old man. With my … Continue reading

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Internet Civility

Last week, someone attacked something I posted on Facebook, saying that God couldn’t be a male, because He was supposed to be perfect. At first, I just breezed past the comment and went on to other things. Then I thought … Continue reading

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Party and Exciting Announcement

Okay, I invited you to a party, so what’s all the excitement about? Well, first of all, everybody grab some refreshments.     Get a piece of chocolate cake (after all what writer doesn’t like chocolate?) and grab some ice … Continue reading

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Christian Unity

Part of our Sunday School lesson the other day included the following verses from the second chapter of Galatians:     11     But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.      12     For … Continue reading

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Voting

This is the season when well-meaning people tell us to get out and vote. Our local newspapers, the League of Women Voters—all sorts of voices pick up the chant. They trumpet the message that it’s our civic duty to vote. … Continue reading

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Blessings

Now and then we are reminded of how much we have to be thankful for. I may be a little slower than most people, because it seems God needs to give me very pointed reminders. Last night brought such a … Continue reading

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Brainstorming

The other day my friend Julie Glover posted an interesting piece on critiquing vs brainstorming. (Click here to read it.) It got me to thinking about my own experience with writers’ groups. I joined my first writers’ group back in … Continue reading

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