Monthly Archives: November 2014

Oops!

Whenever Sharon and I travel I make an Excel file for our itinerary. In fact, I enjoy thinking about traveling so much I make up such files for imaginary trips. Okay, I’m crazy—so sue me. Anyway, I have a column … Continue reading

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George Fridrich Handel

This time of year our hearts turn to Christmas music, and when mine turns to Christmas music, it turns to The Messiah. I had the honor of singing in a couple of performances of this great piece of music in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Memories

With Thanksgiving approaching, I’ve thought back over some memorable such holidays in the past. Two were strange enough I wanted to share them with you. The first one was probably in 1956. Our family, along with two others, had a … Continue reading

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The essence of the Gospel

A wise old preacher was once asked what the greatest lesson was that he’d learned from his years of studying the Bible. After a moment’s pause to reflect, he said, “Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells … Continue reading

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Caregivers

If your parents live long enough, chances are the parent-child relationship will be reversed at some point along the way, putting you in the position of taking care of one of your parents as they once did for you. Some … Continue reading

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Seeing the People

The ninth chapter of Matthew contains these two verses: 35     Jesus was going through all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of … Continue reading

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Fall Gathering of Authors

As you read this, I’m in Texarkana, Texas, participating in the Fall Gathering of Authors. This is my second year to participate in this event, and I’ve really been looking forward to it. Here are a few photos from last … Continue reading

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