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Communion – When God Gave Thanks

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.”Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, … Continue reading

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Modern Praise Music: It’s Not The Melody That Counts; It’s The Motive

The word motive can be understood to mean the reason someone does something, or the driving force behind an action. Motive: producing physical or mechanical motion. “motive power” causing or being the reason for something. “motive principle” When it comes … Continue reading

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Looking Backward Moves You Forward

Objects in Mirror are Closer than they Appear It’s a long drive from northern California to San Diego. The radio station that came in strong during one stretch of open road played Christian music with the DJs telling humorous stories … Continue reading

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Fading Flowers, Eternal Love

I pulled into the driveway after running errands on Saturday, thinking of how I wanted to just sit for a bit before leaving the house for church that evening. As I backed toward the garage trying to fit the car … Continue reading

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I’ve Never Been On A Road I Haven’t Taken

I’ve never been on a road I haven’t taken. Neither have you. I’ve never traveled someone else’s road. Neither have you. We travel our own path, and no one travels it for us. Neither could we travel someone else’s path … Continue reading

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How To Have A Better Morning Every Day

[From the archives, first posted a couple winters ago.] *** This is what I saw as I left the house yesterday morning: We get sunrises like this most mornings. Yes, everyone should live where I do. You know what else I’ve been … Continue reading

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When A Daughter Goes From Here To There

“Did you hear my plan for when I get back next year?” I plopped a piece of sushi into my mouth and shook my head no. “I’ll apply for a job at Disneyland as either Pocahontas or Jasmine and go … Continue reading

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Incomparable Joy – a quote from another world

In Perelandra, C.S. Lewis writes of what joy is like in a world that knows no sin: Every joy is beyond all others. The fruit we are eating is always the best fruit of all. This is what I expect … Continue reading

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My Mom Sailed With Columbus

Happy birthday, Mom! Today would have been my mom’s 86th birthday. Would have been if she hadn’t died from a brain tumor when I was 14. But today makes me smile, because it was a day when she always told … Continue reading

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The Art of Cool From One Who Knows*

[From the archives.] Aspirations Growing up, I wanted to be one of the cool kids. I wasn’t, but at times it was what I wanted more than anything else. The guys played sports well; I was picked last or close … Continue reading

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