Monthly Archives: December 2011

Jumping to Conclusions

I want to apologize to the woman who pepper-sprayed fellow shoppers in a WallMart store on Black Friday. (I wrote about her in an earlier blog.)  Like the rest of America, I censured her for what I interpreted as outrageous … Continue reading

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Thick Skin; Tender Heart

Someone once said, “Everyone’s a Critic!”  Here’s a few of the more interesting ones: *Book critic John Dunlop said of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, “was evidence of a diseased mind and lacerated heart.”  Ouch! *On March 11, 1662, after seeing Shakespeare’sRomeo … Continue reading

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December 7

I spent the last year researching and writing FLEE THE TIGER, a pre-WWII Christian novel.  As a result I will be forever marked by the horrific event memorialized today, seventy years later.   To think of all those young men, kids … Continue reading

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Kid in a Candy Store

During my wonder years I asked,  “Why is the sky blue?  Why does ice freeze from the top to the bottom of a pond?  Why does a loud sound hurt my ears?  How do vegetable seeds grow up out of … Continue reading

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Cold Pizza; Heavenly Manna

Today’s blog is simple and written by Mr. or Ms. Anonymous: To speak gratitude is to be courteous and pleasant; To enact gratitude is generous and noble; To live gratitude is to touch heaven. Psalm 100:1-4  NIV  “Shout for joy … Continue reading

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That Five-year-old in Me

When I was five-years-old, I ran away from home.  I don’t know what had upset me but I decided I couldn’t take it any longer.  I stuffed a handful of Ritz crackers in a pillowcase, along with an apple–I knew … Continue reading

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