Monthly Archives: March 2011

Staying Power


Friday March 18, 2011 There was a deodorant advertisement a few years ago that had the slogan “the deodorant with staying power.” It was supposed to continue covering your body odor throughout the day and not leave you. When I … Continue reading

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Sacrificial Friendship


Thursday March 17, 2011 True friendships are in short supply today. Or could it be that my skills as a friend is something that needs to be worked on. When I think of the friends that I would call my … Continue reading

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He Who Hesitates


Wednesday March 16, 2011 It’s a very old saying, he who hesitates is lost. I did some research and found that the earliest use of this proverb was used by Joseph Addison, an English essayist and poet, in the play … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk


Tuesday March 15, 2011 How many of you reading my jlog today have heard the saying “Don’t cry over spilled milk”. It’s not used much any more like the saying I sometimes use in my counseling “one swallow doesn’t make … Continue reading

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Up up and Away


Monday March 14, 2011 I’m sitting in the Phoenix international Airport with Carter as we wait for his flight to Virginia Beach to visit his sisters and his nephew. Just think about what has happened in my lifetime. I would … Continue reading

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Doing The Right Thing


Saturday March 12, 2011 I grew up in a small town of 200+ people. It was a small farming community in eastern Colorado called Seibert. It was a wonderful experience. Everyone knew you and you knew everyone. We got a … Continue reading

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Four Sandwiches and a Coke


Thursday, March 10, 2011 This morning I got Carter up as usual for his morning shower, brushing his expensive upper braces, and breakfast consisting of two kiwis. ¬†As he was eating his breakfast, I fixed two sandwiches–a turkey and swiss … Continue reading

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Strong Enough


Wednesday March 9, 2011 A pattern has emerged as I have read through the Old Testament this year. This pattern involves God’s ability to take care of Himself and to be victorious without our help. Jericho is a prime example … Continue reading

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Thirty Years Old


Tuesday March 8, 2011 What do you remember doing when you were thirty years old. I was living in Rowley, Massachusetts, was married to Cynthia, and had one child. I was in graduate school preparing to become a pastor. I … Continue reading

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Tough Times Need a Healthy Perspective


Monday March 7, 2011 We live in some very tough times in our economy. It seems that frequently I hear of a friend of mine or someone else having to move out of their house or sell their belongings. People … Continue reading

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