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The Obligatory Thanksgiving Thing

Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner, so it’s time for the “Obligatory Thanksgiving CaseStudy”—sort of like the “Obligatory Thanksgiving Sermon” that you always hear the Sunday before Thanksgiving day, and the “Obligatory prayer of Thanksgiving” that many will pray … Continue reading

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The So What Factor

The combination of “nit-picky perfectionist” and “creative” can be a hazardous mix. The “creative” side is always seeing new ideas and new ways of doing things. The “nit-picky” side can see little glaring imperfections in the creative output that are … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Stupid

I learned a new phrase a while back. At first, it seemed a little strange, but the more I thought about it, the more sense it made to me. I was on the phone with a guy that I work … Continue reading

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Sowing and Reaping

I was reading the Old Testament book of 1 Samuel recently, when I came across an illustration that really spoke to me. It is the story of Hannah, the mother of Samuel, and the situations that led to Samuel’s birth … Continue reading

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Synchronize Your Watches

That phrase brings up images of undercover espionage, doesn’t it? For me, it calls up mental film clips from the old “Mission Impossible” TV series. The team is about to execute another “impossible” game plan that relies on split-second timing … Continue reading

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Sneezin’ Saints

I’m not a doctor, and I dont play one on the Internet, but I do know a bit about allergies. I’m one of the millions who suffer from “seasonal allergies,” and like everyone else in that category I’ve taken just … Continue reading

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How Much for that Cross?

I heard an interview on the radio with the lucky winner of a backstage “party pass” to a concert. The name of the group, or of the winner, isn’t really important in our context, so I’ll omit them here to … Continue reading

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The Snow Rakers

In some regions of our world, a foot of snowfall in midwinter is just another normal day. In some areas, it’s a more notable event, but life goes on in the midst of it. In America’s Southern states, a foot … Continue reading

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The Servant and The Spotlight

There’s a part of me that’s always felt destined for greatness. That part of me enjoys being on stage, in the spotlight, reaching out and grabbing people by the heart. It may seem odd to you, but that very love … Continue reading

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The Slide-Hammer of the Spirit

I’m not a professional mechanic, and I don’t even play one on TV, but I’ve done my fair share of “shade tree mechanic” repairs, and I’m pretty handy with a socket set. I’ve been working this week on a fairly … Continue reading

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