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The Night Before Christmas

My mother loved poetry, and music. She taught us many songs, nursery rhymes, and poems, most of which I still remember. A couple of days ago, I thought about “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” and recited it almost perfectly, word … Continue reading

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That’s Weird!

“But everyone else is doing it!” a child whines to his parents when questioned about clothing or behavior that isn’t particularly a good choice. We laugh when we think of the question often asked by the parents:  “If all your friends jumped … Continue reading

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PRAYERS to ALLAH in an AMERICAN CHURCH!!

In an effort to honor those killed in Orlando, and an effort to be “inclusive,” the Presbyterian Church USA offered prayers to Allah at the opening of their general assembly and demoted Jesus to “prophet” along with the Muslim prophet … Continue reading

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One for the Record Books

When you consider the American culture, sports is probably as deeply ingrained as any other single ingredient. Pick up a magazine or newspaper, turn on the television or radio, log on to the Internet via computer, cell phone, or any … Continue reading

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I Remember!

I remember the place where I was born… Continue reading

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What do Women Want?

Over the last two days, I have seen posts by so many of my friends on Facebook and Twitter saying in essence: “These women who marched in Washington, DC, do not speak for me.” I haven’t yet posted such a … Continue reading

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Three Men of God

In early October, I learned that my brother-in-law Ed Cook was retiring from his pastoral ministry, which began 58 years ago. I began to think back about those early years when he and my sister Nancy first married. He and … Continue reading

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