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A Trial For The Living

This morning a friend of mine shared a somewhat alarming story about there being possibly a nuclear incident of some kind in the Arctic, likely due to Russian ships and submarines in the Kola Peninsula near Finland and Norway that have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Giant Killers

Giant Killers:  Overcoming Obstacles And Seizing Opportunities, by Steve Lawson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Perhaps the biggest surprise about this book is that I read it … Continue reading

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From The Rooftops I Remember There Was Snow, White Snow

I did not grow up with many memories of snow.  For the first three years of my life I lived in an area where snow is common in Western Pennsylvania, but mercifully I have almost no memories of that deeply … Continue reading

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Don’t You Know What The Night Can Do?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.  In 1988, English singer Steve Winwood [1] released an immensely successful album “Roll With It,” and the second hit single from that release was the sensually romantic track “Don’t You Know What … Continue reading

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Look Out Any Window To See What’s Going On In The Air Around You

In 1988, the second single of Bruce Hornsby & The Range from their sophomore album hit #35 on the charts, a rousing and catchy song called “Look Out Any Window.”  The song was unconventional as a single not because it … Continue reading

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The Tears Of God Are The Meaning Of History

As someone who has shad more than my share of tears at the results of my own folly or the sins of others, I have often found it worthwhile to reflect on the tears of God [1]. It is a … Continue reading

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They Are Who We Thought They Were

A few years ago, former Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green had a memorable postgame press conference where he stated, “They are who we thought they were, and we let them off the hook [1].”  Although the rant stands as … Continue reading

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No Exit

As a tenth grader I had to participate in a dramatic reading of the play “No Exit” by Jean Paul Sartre [1].  The play is somewhat short and consists of three main characters (along with the porter who shows the … Continue reading

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A Hidden Price

It can be all too tempting for us to look to one particular event or issue as defining our lives. As a student of 19th century history, for example, I have spent a great deal of time studying the Civil … Continue reading

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Accident Report

This morning as I was getting ready for church on this First Day of Unleavened Bread, I got a message on social media from my mother stating that her local church pastor had been rear-ended recently and took Passover at … Continue reading

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