Category Archives: walk by faith

Getting creative

What an interesting time we live in. Just a few weeks ago, Corona was a bottle of beer with a slice of lime peeking out of it, and I would have guessed COVID-19 was a distant planet just discovered that … Continue reading

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Overcoming fear

How do we eliminate fear? By taking charge of our situation. By doing something instead of nothing. The two servants who invested the money the Master entrusted to them were not afraid (Matthew 25:14-28). If they had any fear at … Continue reading

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Bringing in the Christmas tree

Inquiring minds want to know. If it took cutting up my dry Christmas tree with a chainsaw to get it out of the house, how did I get it in? Enough people asked me the question to indicate there were … Continue reading

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9 boxes

Well, Christmas 2019 is finally history at the Fischer household. Christmas 2019 is now closed up tightly in boxes on our front porch. Nine boxes, to be exact. Hard to believe all that beauty and all those memories can scrunch … Continue reading

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When eternity breaks in on us

It’s impossible to live near L.A. as someone who writes every day, and not write something about Kobe Bryant this morning. You would have to be an alien who just landed on this planet to not know what went on … Continue reading

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A salty dog

Salty Dog – a cocktail drink originally with gin, grapefruit juice and salt on the rim. Salty Dog – a nickname for an ornery sailor who has spent much of his or her life aboard a ship at sea. “Arrrrr.” … Continue reading

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Re-writing the rules of leadership

Ron is not perfect, and this is not only common knowledge, but one of the main reasons why he is such a good mentor. Leaders are naturally strong personalities and they’re going to butt heads with other strong individuals around … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage

There was no question. As soon as I found out Ron Ritchie was under hospice care at home, and his sons had been called in, I had to go. It was not a nice thing to do; it was a … Continue reading

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