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Got Serenity?

It’s Monday. No better time than this to talk about serenity. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines serene as “clear and free of storms or unpleasant change; shining bright and steady; calm and unruffled.” Do you know anyone who says, “Ah, Monday! … Continue reading

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Sleep

My wife and I kept watch over our little house last night: she from midnight to three, I from three to six. Thanks to us, all evil marauders steered clear. As did sleep. A Dozen Thoughts on Sleep “How do … Continue reading

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Morning has Broken

Last week, where we live, it was a cold, overcast Easter. But the Son still rose in our hearts. And His light remains.

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Sunday is Coming!

Am I jumping the gun, celebrating too early? Maybe. But like the little guy in the photo, I can’t wait. Because I know Sunday is coming! And after that? Nothing will ever be the same.

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True Peace

“I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take courage; I have overcome the world.” ~John 16:33

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70 Years Ago Today

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated seventy years ago today. As is always the case when misguided, violent souls murder the innocent, the end they sought was not attained. The fledgling Indian government denounced and distanced itself from everything Gandhi’s assassins represented. … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today

October 21, 1967. We’d just come off the Summer of Love, during which my buddy Marc and I had futilely searched for a “love in.” I was enamored with the peace symbol, with the phrase “make love, not war,” with … Continue reading

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