Category Archives: relationships

My Valentine

For purpose of themes for the Catch, I’m going to stretch Valentine’s Day into one more day. I’m sure you can still find some hearts around the house, or in some of the local businesses you will visit today. Aside … Continue reading

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Second call

You can’t join the church, you’re joined to the church by the work of the Spirit of God. There are no options to Christian community. When Jesus Christ calls us to Himself, he calls us to each other simultaneously.  –  Don Williams … Continue reading

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From fear to eternity

People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.        – Dr. Martin Luther King, … Continue reading

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Katy Perry’s ‘ROAR’

So I think I’m going to need some help from you, or some sympathy — I can’t decide which — maybe both, but Marti has discovered she can program songs into her phone for various signals and notifications. So now … Continue reading

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Practicing what you (don’t) preach

Practice what you (don’t) preach. I saw this saying the other day and immediately liked it. It makes sense — much more sense than “Practice what you preach,” mainly because most of us are not preachers, and even if we … Continue reading

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Forced slowdown

It’s great to hear from a number of you who still have your tree up. We’re not the only ones. I’m gathering strength over that. And most of you have the same reason — it went by too fast and … Continue reading

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A smile that could light a candle

Marti heard about my day today and that I was just starting the Catch at 2pm and suggested I write about a “normal” day in the life of John. My plan was to be writing the Catch this morning at … Continue reading

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Drowning the ‘Humbug’ in cheer

If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled in his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart!  – Ebenezer Scrooge There is a … Continue reading

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