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Open Doors

I pulled up in my driveway and pushed the button on the garage door opener, and as the door opened and I stopped the car, Sharon said “Dan, there’s a bird in our garage!” Sure enough, there it was—a little … Continue reading

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The Joy of Kudzu

Every single one of the United States of America has a list of official “State Stuff.” We have our “State Birds,” and our “State Flowers,” and all sorts of other official “State Stuff.” Then, there’s the “unofficial” list – the … Continue reading

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Is It Adultery?

Are oral sex and other forms of “non-penetration” sexual play Adultery? It’s a question that’s been discussed at great length in our society, ever since the day when “Monica and Bill” were front-page news. Some people think that adultery isn’t … Continue reading

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Turn On Your HSSD

I have a profound dislike for snakes. No, let me rephrase that: I HATE snakes. I hate snakes more than going to the dentist. I hate snakes more than paying taxes. I hate snakes more than expensive, unexpected car repairs … Continue reading

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What I did on my vacation: The Exploding Jacuzzi

That’s right—an exploding Jacuzzi. Sharon and I were on vacation, a week that included 2200 miles behind the wheel of a car. The trip was a necessary one, to take care of some family business. As vacations go, it was … Continue reading

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Instant Oaks?

I saw a cartoon in a magazine yesterday that really spoke to me. A man was standing over a little seedling, saying something like “If you don’t start turning into a tree pretty soon, I’m just going to have to … Continue reading

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The Intimate Cat

I was awakened by a cat in the middle of the night. Now, this is not exactly earth-shattering news to my fellow “cat-people.” We all know that cats keep odd hours, and are fond of exploring, playing, and even musical … Continue reading

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How did I get HERE?

The car was pretty much out of control—at least it sure wasn’t doing what I was telling it to do. As best as I can remember, it was during that little “moving forward and sideways all at the same time” … Continue reading

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The Heart(less) of Technology

I’ve seen so many amazing new technological breakthroughs in my lifetime. For example, consider the phenomenal developments in the world of plumbing fixtures. We have those annoying, auto-flush toilets that are so popular in public places like airports and stadiums. … Continue reading

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Hitting Bottom

Last Night, I had the privilege of attending the ordination service of a young man in our church who has been called into full-time ministry. As he shared his testimony with us, he mentioned a remark made by his Pastor … Continue reading

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