Tag Archives: Isaac Air Freight

In Our Father’s House

My dear cousin Ellen passed away yesterday. Ellen responded to an altar call many years back, after a performance by my old Christian comedy act Isaac Air Freight. And so did our mutual grandmother, by the way (Grandma died a … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings

Part One of Two The term “mixed blessings” is redundant. Why do I say that? Because all blessings—all real ones—are mixed. I only fully realized that this morning while contemplating the day I met the woman I was destined to … Continue reading

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How to Add Humor (for Writers, Teachers, Speakers) – Part One

If you’re anyone who has ever wanted to be witty—writer, preacher, teacher, politician or panhandler (sorry about the redundancy)—this article will help. Or I’ll refund every penny you’ve paid!

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