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The dark figure, crouched in the entryway of the Duane Reade, was becoming a deterrent for last minute Christmas shoppers, until Rick, the store manager, roused him and told him to move along. “Hey you! You’re scaring away all my … Continue reading
I’ve heard all the ranting and raving on talk radio. I’ve witnessed numerous talking-heads bloviate against the extremities of political correctness. I’ve even done some of the sermonizing myself. “By golly, if the majority of Americans have been celebrating Christmas for the … Continue reading
The door bell rang, but when I answered there was no one there; just a mysterious package. To my delight, the package was a Christmas gift. Even more delightful was the fact that it was just the beginning of a … Continue reading
… His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 We’ve all heard the crazy stories about the mayhem on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when we … Continue reading
God, why do I insist of trying to wrap my brain around you? It is an exercise in futility. You cannot be fully known on this side, and yet I find myself seeking definitive answers to infinite questions regarding an … Continue reading
ad·vent n. 1. The coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important The Christian church is in the first week of the Advent season. The Western church calendar observes Advent for the four Sundays before Christmas. The period represents the coming … Continue reading
I watch over her as she sleeps. I wonder if she dreams. Such innocence. Such purity. Such potential, tightly spun and woven in soft rolls of baby flesh. She smiles. Simple reflex or God-given joy? … Continue reading
I suppose my wife Sally is my biggest fan. Actually, she is my only fan, since it appears she is the only one who reads my blog. Sally doesn’t always get my blogs, but she does enjoy the humorous ones. … Continue reading
I’ve always been fascinated by the Exodus story. As a kid I loved watching Cecil B. DeMille’s 1956 epic, “The Ten Commandments.” It set a new standard in movie making with its massive crowd scenes and special effects. But with … Continue reading