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The Illusion of Self Sufficiency

The other night at our bible study we talked about the sin of greed, or avarice.  The definition we used for greed is the immoderate desire for temporal possessions.  The key word being immoderate.  Our pastor then said that greed … Continue reading

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So…Yeah…About the House Selling…

I got a call from our real estate agent last night while we were at church and her message made me want to call right away.  Apparently our “buyers” either overextended themselves or were having second thoughts.  They had their … Continue reading

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Patriot’s Day

I will never forget where I was and what I was doing when the act of terrorism occurred on September 11, 2001.  I was cutting grass.  I owned a lawn care business and was going about my daily routine with … Continue reading

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Seeing a Woman

I am not sure there is much I can add to this post written by Nate Pyle at his From One Degree to Another blog.  I will post the link here so that when my boys have reached that age … Continue reading

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Busy Life

We have been on the go the last couple weekends.  A weekend ago we spent a long weekend with my wife’s family up north.  We are lucky enough to be able to do this yearly and spend time near what … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away? No Thanks, You Can Stay!

Our kids, especially our oldest daughter, likes to sing the song, “Rain rain, go away, come again another day!”  She likes to do this pretty much every time that it rains.  I on the other hand, want it to keep … Continue reading

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Who uses carabiners for their key chain? I do!

Up until recently I had been using inexpensive, non-weight rated ones.  Actually the one that has lasted the longest was one I received from my cousin’s wedding as a party favor, it has lasted several years.  But alas the gate … Continue reading

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I love root canals!

Seriously, I love them.  I have had two of them in my life (thus far) and the relief they have provided has been amazing.  If you have ever needed a root canal the pain caused by the nerve dying is … Continue reading

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If you are a Christian, you can’t have an opinion.

That is the basic idea behind a lot of postings I have seen on social media lately.  Things along the lines of “how can you call yourself a Christian if you say this about a (insert lifestyle or behavior)?”  Don’t … Continue reading

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Rejoice, for you are worthy of dishonor!

In one of today’s readings, the apostles left the Sanhedrin “rejoicing that they had been found worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name.”  That really hit me as something that I need to do more often.  In … Continue reading

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