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Spitting Image

“She looks just like you!” That’s the usual, almost automatic response we give to any new parent holding their baby. Sometimes its only an unfounded nicety since most babies really look like, well…babies. But for our newest granddaughter its not just a nice thing to say when you first meet her. She looks like her […]

The Right Kind of Crazy

Madness. It reigned over and rained on this city just weeks before we landed this weekend at McCarran International airport. Las Vegas–affectionately dubbed “sin-city”–was shaken to its core when sin made its ugliest darkside known. A thoroughly broken man lit up this city of lights with a semi-automatic weapon, a bump stock and a cache […]

I Wouldn’t Go There!

It is a kind of red flag warning. Words meant to stop you from going where angels fear to tread. You are about to venture into an arena of conversation that will open a Pandora’s box of old pain and unleash a Kraken of ugly emotion. It’s like peeling the lid back on a can […]

A Living Nativity

It is a sign as sure as Santa on a sleigh or trimmed trees on display. I know Advent is almost here when I see so many churches advertising their special Christmas productions. Costumes, carols, and crèches transform sanctuaries into reruns of the Story behind all the stuff we call Christmas. Among the most frequent […]

What Good Is That?

Since the Garden human beings have had two maladies that choke our connection with God and limit our effect on the world. We undervalue the reality of God that is all around us We underestimate the gifts of God that are right in front of us The result of these operating assumptions is disastrous– We miss […]

Little Gifts From A Big God

Her eyes were as big as silver dollars when she looked over my head and gasped in surprise. Without taking her eyes off whatever had mesmerized her, Dianne said, “Don’t move! Just look over your shoulder.” Now those are not the first contradictory commands I’ve heard from my wife of 35 years, but I could […]

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