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Book Review: Humble & Kind

Humble & Kind, by Tim McGraw There is one little thing that nags me about this otherwise enjoyable book, and that is the fact that Tim McGraw is listed as the author.  Now, my feelings on Tim McGraw as a … Continue reading

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I Love To Be The Underdog

This is the third time that words from an Imagine Dragons song have come up as I have pondered over a topic to write about [1], and in this particular case the song helps to unify some of the concerns … Continue reading

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An Open Door

Through what doors or gates in our minds and hearts can information and growth and novelty come?  Each of us to some extent is a fortress, armed to the teeth against what we view as hostile incursions.  No matter how … Continue reading

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The Tragedies Of Amy Winehouse And Jennifer Elliott

Yesterday, July 23, 2011, the talented British singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse was found dead of currently unknown causes. It will not take long for a movie to be made of her short and tragic life, making her out to … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Heart

Update: Heart was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the class of 2013. Introduction Heart is one of the bands that people ask about often and end up looking for them on my blog reading my … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Moody Blues

[Note:  The Moody Blues were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.] Continuing the series of bands unjustly denied their spot in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, we come to the Moody Blues.  The … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Sons of Korah

I became interested in the Sons of Korah almost unknowingly. As a child of ten or eleven, in my first Bible, a red hardback New King James Version of the Bible, I wrote in the Table of Contents the page … Continue reading

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Psalm 1: And He Shall Be Like A Tree Planted By The Rivers of Water

Continuing on the series of Psalms, I would like to reflect today on a psalm whose full depth and profundity escaped me until very recently. In doing so, it is necessary not only to talk about the psalm, but also … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Rush

Update: Rush was inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, class of 2013. I was not familiar with the band Rush until I went to a leadership conference in Wisconsin and a fellow participant insisted that I listen to … Continue reading

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What Glorious Things Are Spoken?

[Note: This message, and the last [1], were given at Legacy Institute on Sabbath, May 14, 2011, in Chaing Mai, Thailand.] One of the studies in the Bible I have conducted is about a group of people known as the … Continue reading

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