Testament

My birthday is coming up soon and my mom sent me a card and a present. In the box she enclosed the little New Testatment that I received when I was 5 years old. It is hard-backed and no bigger than a deck of cards. I loved that little book and especially loved the illustrations. …
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On Revival

My little church is holding a revival this week. I’m not a fan of revival and I think that makes me a bad Nazarene. However, it seems to me that American Christians are less in need of revival and more in need of discipline. Most have fallen into the More Is Better Pit. They’ve fallen …
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Be Kind to Animals Week

Today is the first day of Be Kind to Animals Week sponsored by the American Humane Association . G. Mac, on the left, was found as a tiny kitten in an abandonded duplex. Couch O’Kitty, on the right, had been thrown out of his owner’s home and left to starve to death. They both ask …
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Get a New Dream

Here is an excellent article by the authors of The Flip: Turn Your World Around. I can’t help but think that we could greatly reduce American dependence on anti-depressants and sleep aids if more people would dream a new American dream. Two American Dreams

Moving Forward

In the words of Bob Dylan, “the times they are a-changin’.” I’m back working from home as a freelance writer and editor. I lined up a contract on a web content project that should keep me eating for a good while. The school I worked for closed its doors – a sad testament to the …
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Sand and Shovel

I would rather write “sand and sun,” however a shovel and some sand are now permanent additions to the trunk of my car. Two days in a row I have been stuck on the icy-road-aftermath of our recent sleet/ice storm. The worst part is the first time I was stuck at the end of my …
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Process Quote

I have been reading about process theology and found the following in an article by John B. Cobb, Jr. on the Center for Process Studies website (see link in the list at right). “The diversity of human cultures and personalities and the diversity of living species are all important for God. The modern simplification of …
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