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incidental graces

January 31, 2009


Behind every incidental grace (most of which we still don’t see), is the hand of God, orchestrating a love relationship between Him and His people that is the source of the actions reflected by those special couples I observe here on earth.

the plunge

January 31, 2009


I’m a man! I’m a strong, independent, American man!!! At least that’s what I’ve been told I’m supposed to be…. But what is inside this man? When I look into the murky, dark waters of my subconscious, what is there? Anything? America has created this hollow male syndrome. What you see is what you get […]

one thing

January 30, 2009


There are not many movies scenes that really stick with me. But this one, a scene from City Slickers, has kept replaying through my mind every few months . . . for 25 years. The context is a group of friends from the city join a cattle drive, to get away, and to try to […]

through it

January 23, 2009


There is something to be learned from a rainstorm. When meeting with a sudden shower, you try not to get wet and run quickly along the road. When doing such things as passing under the eaves of houses, you still get wet. When you are resolved from the beginning, you will not be perplexed; though […]