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Driving Life

My wife says that I’m a terrible driver. I hear all the ways and reasons why I am a bad driver the moment we pull out of the driveway. I drive too fast. I drive too slow. I drive to … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Third world edition

I spent my teenage years in a third world country. Running water was a luxury. Hot water was an extravagance. Shoes were optional for some but far too expensive for many. Flip-flops were considered shoes. New flip-flops were considered pricey … Continue reading

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For Mama’s Boys everywhere

My mom has been gone now for 21 years. She’s in the heavens somewhere. A personal guardian angel for me, my siblings and now our children. I miss her dearly, and songs like these remind me how special the bond … Continue reading

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Your life and a leaking roof

I drew comparisons to life from a leaky roof yesterday when I asked one of the young men at church what he’s up to, now that he’s graduated from high school and living what would appear to be an ‘adult … Continue reading

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You hate, I love

Do you ever get that feeling that someone really hates you? Have you ever had the impression that when you look a person square in the eyes and there is an undeniable feeling of contempt and revulsion towards you? Have … Continue reading

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Being human…and other things to overcome

We humans are flawed. We possess the capacity to be better than human. I truly believe that. But do we want it? For all the evil that we see in the world there is good in us, it just isn’t … Continue reading

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Is your life being repossessed?

On the way home from lunch with a friend, I saw a car being repossessed.  It was a beautiful car, certainly much nicer than the two lemons I have sitting in my driveway. I should have been oblivious to the … Continue reading

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