Category Archives: Long Reads

Turn the Other Cheek? Peace!

Ahh, the Sermon on the Mount. The Beatitudes’, the Lord’s Prayer. So much is given in this sermon, but so much is asked! We are asked to give without thanks to charity. We are asked to pray in secret. But … Continue reading

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Better Than Paul?

I have been reflecting on the Pauline letters and how they are relevant today. Christians have had these important guideposts and the example of Paul and his cohorts for two thousand years. It seems to me that mankind, through the … Continue reading

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The Day of the Big Storm . . .

From time to time my parents would remind me that I was born during one of the biggest blizzards they could remember. The roads in suburban Chicago were nearly impassable as they rushed to the hospital. My mother must have … Continue reading

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Living on Borrowed Time

Imagine a world where: – Each and every child is welcomed into the world with a warm and loving embrace. – Imagine a world where husbands and wives learn to appreciate each special gift they bring to the marriage and … Continue reading

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Is THAT all there is?

Picture ten-year-old Melisa on Christmas morning. She rushes downstairs to open her presents. She watches as her sister opens an Easy Bake Oven, a Cabbage Patch Doll, and a sparkly party dress. She sees her brother with an electronic game, … Continue reading

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The Christian Equation

Those of my readers who have been following me for a time know that I work in sales. I am paid strictly by commissions I have earned for completing a sale successfully. If I do not do a good job, … Continue reading

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