August 2020

CONCRETE AND FAITH

CONCRETE AND FAITH In all the travels of my life and the many, many jobs I’ve had from Florida to Oregon and many other places, most of them involved working with concrete. I’ve worked pouring concrete for different kinds of …

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THE POWER OF OUR VOTE

THE POWER OF OUR VOTE It’s the election season and the political conventions are raising our political fever even higher than it was four years ago and everyone is realizing more clearly than ever what it means to be an …

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I LOVE MY PEOPLE

I LOVE MY PEOPLE All the people in our lives are much more than just people; they are God appearing to us as aspects of His truth, love, and joy; our incredible relationships of drama and comedy are the theater …

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LANGUAGE AND REALITY

LANGUAGE AND REALITY “Scientific fact”, or “scientifically proven” ………. How many times do we hear or read these phrases in an advertisement for a product or a service? How many times have we been cowed by some authoritative person in …

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I WANT YOU TO KNOW

I WANT YOU TO KNOW Early in my young adulthood, I reached a daunting, fateful crossroad; I was a physically powerful young man but confounded and bewildered by a frightening lack of self-worth. I was suffering mightily from being revealed …

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AMERICA’S KING SOLOMON MOMENT

AMERICA’S KING SOLOMON MOMENT In the mid-eighteen hundreds, a Frenchman by the name of, Jean-Baptist Alphonse Kerr said, “The more things change the more they stay the same.” Throughout history many, I’m sure, have made this observation. So, in light …

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MONKEY BUSINESS

MONKEY BUSINESS Arthur screeched as he was jolted out of a wild dream. He threw up his monkey paws and fell backward out of the cradle formed where a big limb stuck out from the tree trunk. As usual, his …

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I HAD A DREAM

I HAD A DREAM Right in front of me, in a seemingly boundless, blank space, written in dark pencil was the phrase. The answer is and always will be —— I AM THAT I AM Those lines faded out and …

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