Category Archives: discipleship

A proper disregard for the law

  [Note: If you’ve been reading the Catch all week, you can skip the first two paragraphs.]

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Lay down your swords

“So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him [Nabal] by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.” (1 Samuel 25:22 KJV) No doubt about it; David … Continue reading

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Four things that stand out about my class reunion

I attended my first college reunion last weekend. It was my 50th. There have been plenty of other opportunities to go back over the years that never interested me, but this one got my attention. Fifty was a good round … Continue reading

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A single mom’s Mother’s Day

We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. We need compassion. Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) During this all-important Mother’s Day weekend, let’s take a look at the … Continue reading

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Los Angeles – Chicago via 66

I’m on board on my flight to Chicago for my 50th reunion with the Class of 1969. All those years flying United to appearances all over the country has paid off. After logging a million miles, I became Premier Gold … Continue reading

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Memorial stones

College is a major life-changing, life-forming experience, especially if you go away to another area of the country and you live on campus. Your entire environment changes and you are living in a community where you have no history. No … Continue reading

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The Knight, the Princess, and the Dragon

“It takes a grown-up to look at the mirror directly and not run away screaming. The very point of maturity is to have no illusions about yourself.” The quote above is taken from the piece Marti wrote about Knights, Princesses … Continue reading

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Hospital encounter

I owe you a Catch. Marti had a relapse yesterday and we ended up in the hospital last night armed with two pages of descriptions and drug recommendations from our daughter, who is an ER trauma doctor in Hawaii. It … Continue reading

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