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LIFE SHORT / CALL NOW

“Life Short Call Now” is a song by Bruce Cockburn. It’s also a pretty good idea. Years ago we talked about this — about calling someone you love just to call. No favor. No agenda. Just a call. Because you … Continue reading

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Date Night

In the last two days, I have experienced, twice, the benefits of my wife’s good advice. Wednesday night we discovered what it’s like to send the old man out the back door in order to welcome the new one in … Continue reading

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Out the back door; in the front

Last night I walked out the back door of my house and came in the front door a different man, thanks to the generosity and faith of my wife and Grace Turned Outward. Here at the Catch, we talk a … Continue reading

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Wear your heart out

Though we have never met face-to-face, your words reach my heart everyday. – Annette Marie Carter Of all the wonderful birthday greetings I received last month (thank you all so much — believe me, I’m still making my way through … Continue reading

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Are you the interviewer or the interviewee?

I love to be interviewed. I love being asked what I think about such-and-such because I love to talk. I even like hearing myself talk. That may be fine for an interview, but that’s about the only time it’s okay. … Continue reading

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I’m right; You’re wrong; So what?

Like we said on Tuesday of this week, being right is overrated. I wonder how many relationships have been sacrificed at the altar of being right. What is it that makes us do this? Is it our natural competitiveness — … Continue reading

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Building bridges in a season of walls

Jesus gave us one command before he left. It was the last thing He told us. He told us to go. Go into all the world. Go into all the world and make disciples. Go into all the world and … Continue reading

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Did I marry the wrong wife?

Some of you may have noticed the Catch went out late yesterday. When that happens you can usually assume technical difficulties or personal issues. The latter can come from the fact that I spent most the morning on a Catch … Continue reading

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