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Home for Halloween

I hear there is a run on fireman suits and police uniforms for Halloween this year. No one seems to be in the mood for gore, blood, or horror, perhaps because our daily lives have already been interrupted too many … Continue reading

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People Matter. Who Are You Cheerleading Today?

John is right. It really is, not about me.. Guest Post: Gunnar Simonsen I didn’t get his name, but I was like his 2nd or 3rd customer as he struggled to pump mine and the other two customers gas. He stood … Continue reading

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#PrayForOrlando

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The Hill Difficulty

“He who has compassion on them will guide them and lead them beside springs of water.” -Isaiah 49:10 There is a glacial lake that lies high in a fold of Jug Handle Peak in the mountains north of our home … Continue reading

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God’s Encore

“It is possible that God says every morning, ‘Do it again’ to the sun; and every evening, ‘Do it again’ to the moon. It may not be automatic necessity that makes all daisies alike; it may be that God makes … Continue reading

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Desert Solitaire.. What the Thankful Do

“Just remember this my girl when you look up in the sky. You can see the stars and still not see the light…” —“Already Gone,” the Eagles I finished reading Edward Abbey’s book Desert Solitaire last night, a personal history … Continue reading

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Do Dogs Go To Heaven?

Now, about Rover, the dog—though for roving, I hardly remember him away from my side! …I almost believe that at one period, had I been set to say who I was, I should have included Rover as an essential part … Continue reading

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Goldilocks and the Two Bears

“Only by pride comes contention; but wisdom resides in those who listen and learn” —Proverbs 13:10 A number of years ago, Carolyn and I spent a few days camping on the flanks of Mount Rainier in Washington State. We were … Continue reading

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