Category Archives: reflections

Your attention please

Tuesday morning started out like most mornings. Up at 4:30 to get ready for work, feed the dog, check on the ducks and goats, do a couple needed tasks in the house and then leave for work. My hours are … Continue reading

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flashbacks

This past week has not been my favorite week. I have watched people try to row upstream against raging currents, others swept under by the waves, and still more who have sprung major leaks in their boats. It’s been a … Continue reading

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the King’s clothes

As a child I saw the play, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Hans Christian Andersen. At the moment the emperor paraded his new clothes through town the children in the audience cried out, “He has no clothes on!” Just like … Continue reading

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the evolution of me

My life seems like it’s never changing and yet, just the slightest variation in the trajectory will eventually show the biggest shifts. I have been thinking lately about the tasks and activities in my life that I like best and … Continue reading

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foolishness

The Message that points to Christ on the Cross seems like sheer silliness to those hellbent on destruction, but for those on the way of salvation it makes perfect sense. This is the way God works, and most powerfully as … Continue reading

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roses, daisies, and daffodils

My social media feed has been full of posts which contain a list of twenty questions to answer. If a friend likes it, they too can post to their page and encourage other friends to participate. The first question to … Continue reading

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Eagles

While driving in the country, I often look up at the electric lines that edge the road to watch for birds, especially hawks. I love the strength and stateliness of them as they watch the ground below for prey or … Continue reading

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All in for Him

I attend a contemporary, non-denominational church in a nearby town. The worship portion of the service includes drums, electric and acoustic guitars, and three to five people leading the songs. Every now and then, we have a choir join the … Continue reading

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Mighty Warrior

Have you ever noticed that there are days when you need someone to come in and fight the battles that you are facing? Sure there are times when you feel you could face them on your own, but those days … Continue reading

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the waiting room

Have you ever noticed everyone reading, scrolling on the phones, etc. in the waiting room? However, the moment the nurse/attendant calls their name they immediately hop up, gather their things, and go with the attendant. The people in the waiting … Continue reading

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