Author Archives: jwfisch

Jesus was a refugee

              “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” Matthew 8:20 We are stardust; we are golden, and we’ve got to get ourselves … Continue reading

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The church already has what it needs

“His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.” (2 Peter 1:3) Here are the words to remember when it comes to solving problems: “What … Continue reading

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21

                            What is 21? It’s a card game. A 2008 movie with Kevin Spacey. A clothing store. A winning score in ping pong. But for everyone at … Continue reading

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Jesus was a Capricorn

Jesus was a Capricorn He ate organic food He believed in love and peace And never wore no shoes Long hair, beard and sandals And a funky bunch of friends Reckon we’d just nail him up If he came down … Continue reading

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Coming in through the window

Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.  Edith Wharton My wife loves open windows. If she had it her way, she would have our windows open year-round, rain or shine. It’s about the fresh air. I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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Right into the danger zone

While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave me. None has been lost except the one doomed to destruction so that Scripture would be fulfilled. John 17:12 My prayer is not … Continue reading

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Dealing with dystopia

The year’s at the spring And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hill-side’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn: God’s in his heaven— All’s right with the world!        – Robert … Continue reading

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‘Stuck in the Middle with You’

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right Here I am stuck in the middle with you.             – Stealers Wheel Our friend made a comment yesterday that made me laugh. It also … Continue reading

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