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Three Weeks and Counting

It was three weeks ago today that I had my hair colored. And look: You can see a nice little swatch of gray starting. And see how it’s all concentrated in one area? It’s exactly like that on the other side. Do you know what I’m afraid of? I’m afraid of looking like this when…

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NoThanks – Day Twenty-Five

Today I’m thankful for my parents and everything they taught me. I had a really great childhood. It was happy and secure and I never questioned whether or not my folks loved me and my sisters. I was never worried they would divorce and always knew there was nothing I could do to make them…

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NoThanks – Day Twenty

Today I’m thankful for… I’m not exactly sure. Oh, there’s plenty I’m extremely grateful for. It’s not like I can’t think of anything. It’s just that I’m so hopping furious right now it’s hard to land on something good. You see, I have this friend. In fact, I have these two friends. They’re a mother…

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NoThanks – Day Four

Today I am thankful that I can worship any way I want to without fear of persecution. I am not a fan of “religion”. Never have been. Religion has been responsible for way too much destruction and hatred throughout history. Soooo not what Jesus was about. What I am a fan of, however, is faith.…

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Let The Games Begin…

It’s July. The time of year when drinks are cold and asphalt is hot. When clothing appears to be optional and old men wear black socks with their sandals and bermudas. When sweaty people gravitate toward pools, beaches, water parks and the like. And every four years in July we have the Olympics. It’s also…

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Bragging Rights

I love our church and Sunday mornings are nearly always a joy for me. But there’s one Sunday each year that is my absolute favorite. Student Worship Sunday. This year it happened last Sunday, July 1st. Yes, I’m a bit partial to one of the singers, seeing as how I birthed her and all. But…

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Life and Other Blessings

¬†From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another. John 1:16 This Palm Sunday morning is a quiet one for me. My dad is sleeping peacefully in his chair, good old Southern Hymns are playing quietly on the CD player and the rest of the family has gone to church. My brother-in-law…

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