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“People love each other, sure it’s the only way to be.” (Brewer & Shipley)

Lord, it’s me again. Now that You’ve answered my prayers with a great husband for my daughter and an amazing wife for my son, I would like to take a moment to express my thanks. Love is the greatest blessing … Continue reading

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“Love you forever and forever. Love you with all my heart.” (Paul McCartney)

I made it. Tomorrow my son gets married and I will be there to enjoy the occasion with the whole family. In my line of work, I always wonder if I’m going to make it home each night because I … Continue reading

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“Every one to whom much is given, of him will much be required.” (Jesus)

My wife, Carol, is one of the few people I know who faithfully decorates graves on Memorial Day. She loves flowers and she does a wonderful job of paying her respects. I struggle with that responsibility so I’m thankful she … Continue reading

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“We start sh*t all the time.” (Unknown)

As epiphanies go this one won’t win me any awards but it was kind of funny so I’m going to share it anyway. I took my chain saw to Nuts n Bolts Hardware today to get it worked on so … Continue reading

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“The secret of all those who make discoveries is that they regard nothing as impossible.” (Justus Liebig)

I have always been a bit of a loner. I like people but I really like being alone with my thoughts. There is a unique single-mindedness to the way my brain works and it needs peace and quiet to function … Continue reading

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“Life ain’t fair and the world is mean.” (Sturgill Simpson)

I saw a commercial recently that made me shake my head in derision. The ad was obviously aimed at the younger generation because it was full of clips of young people doing amazing stunts and recording them on their phones. … Continue reading

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“Forgiving our enemies has the same refreshing effect upon our souls as it does to confess our sins.” (Josh Billings)

Editor’s Note. I wrote this post three years ago but since Easter Sunday is tomorrow I thought I should share it again. Forgiveness is the single most powerful action we can take to make our lives better because it always … Continue reading

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