Monthly Archives: August 2013

Holding Pattern

The long flight was nearing an end. The destination was at hand. Everyone was strapped into their seats awaiting touchdown and taxiing to the terminal. I was aware of the sun shining through my window, then shadow. The next thing … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

Some days just don’t seem worth the effort to wake up. Today was one of them. I woke up at 4:00 AM to a whining dog. He was in cone-finement, because he could not resist licking/gnawing on his tail. We … Continue reading

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In Good Hands

Several years ago, I developed a visual presentation to show people the value of staying in the center of God’s will. Usually, the recipients were young adults who were venturing into the world for the first time, a perilous time … Continue reading

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Drinking from a Hose

When I was a kid in Moweaqua, Illinois, we worked hard and played hard, especially in the summer. The drought in the late 50’s was a difficult time. The temperatures soared into the 100’s. I remember cracks so big in … Continue reading

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False Start

Years ago – many years ago – I served as manager for our high school track team. As such I came to be a part of every track and field sport our team participated in. From time to time, I … Continue reading

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Off to Oz

You remember Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. She was living a perfectly normal life in Kansas when one of the summer twisters hit. Instead of transplanting Dorothy to a tree, or a field a couple of miles away, the … Continue reading

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