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Little Drummer Boy! I Am Sorry!

I am sure I was no older than six the first time I heard the Christmas carol “The Little Drummer Boy.” At the time it gave me goose bumps. We had a new baby in the household, and the song … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga of “Cheeze-ass”

I once had a co-worker/friend who asked me if Gloria ever talked to me about cheeses because that is all she seemed to talk about. It took a minute or two, but I finally figured out that my friend meant … Continue reading

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The Cross and the Paper lilies

Originally posted on Understanding the Mission of Jesus:
One of the congregants at a church where I worshipped in 1975 was a very skilled crafter and created some beautiful paper Easter Lilies.  Some of the ladies of the church got…

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Preaching to the Choir?

Originally posted on Understanding the Mission of Jesus:
The adage, “preaching to the choir,” seems to infer that individuals who already experience Jesus in their hearts do not need to hear the sermon because they are already engaged with Jesus…

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The Bridegroom Arrives Like a Thief in the Night

Originally posted on Understanding the Mission of Jesus:
Although I plead that I do not know much about ancient Jewish wedding customs, I have been told by reliable sources that the bridegroom would arrive at an unspecified time, usually during…

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Know God vs. No God

Originally posted on Understanding the Mission of Jesus:
Some years ago I sold insurance door-to-door as an interim job.  My manager gave me a piece of advice.  He told me that everybody is walking around with a sign on their…

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