Our Dwelling Place During These Tumultuous Times

The tremendous, rapid change that occurred surrounding COVID-19 from Sunday to Sunday this past week is mind-boggling. Life in the world as we know it has changed dramatically in the span of a few short days. A workweek that started with cautious optimism ended with our President announcing a National Declaration of Emergency. The changes […]

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Remembering My Dad Ten Years Later

Today, March 25, 2018, marks the 10th anniversary of my Dad’s passing. It’s hard to fathom that ten years have gone by since my Dad’s death from the effects of a massive stroke. He had his first major stroke in the Fall of 2003. It was debilitating. I remember standing at the end of his […]

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God Remains Good

It is easy to focus on the evil in the world and miss the goodness. Evil sucks the light out of everything it touches, enveloping our lives in darkness, leaving us unable to recognize the truth. Yes, there is evil in the world. But the darkness has not overcome the light. The light continues to […]

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The Trouble With Right and Wrong

I get up out of bed every day wanting to glorify God in everything I say and do. Most days I fall short. “Can a behavior be ethical but illegal at the same time?” my professor asked. Interesting question, I thought. Ethics seem to be a tricky thing depending on what folks base their idea […]

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Papa Hemingway, Me, and The Old Man and the Sea

The past week I have been catching up with my old friend Ernest “Papa” Hemingway through reading his classic “The Old Man and the Sea”. Written in 1951 and first published in 1952, it is his final major work released during Hemingway’s lifetime. In this short novel, Papa Hemingway tells the story of an aging […]

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Easter Offers A New Beginning

Life has been a flurry of different activity here, with things happening faster than I can think to write them down or blog about them. Such are the dynamics of modern 21st-century life in the big city. Work has picked up, with school demands increasing as the semester rolls on. Working on a Master’s degree […]

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