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Fright night

Houston Astro fans got an early Halloween. It was truly fright night in Houston as the Astros gave up their chance for a World Series championship to the upstart wild card Washington Nationals. It happens often. It has happened seven … Continue reading

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Family portrait

Everybody hates it, and everybody loves it. We hate getting ready for it; we love the result. We all mostly do this for Marti. It was her idea and she’s the one who makes it happen. I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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Starving for love

One of Chandler’s favorite TV programs growing up was “Mythbusters” on Discovery Channel where two former stunt men put to test certain myths, legends and television and movie special effects to see if they hold up in real life. We … Continue reading

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The day I swapped my dad for two goldfish

We’ve been looking into the subtle and not so subtle messages of children’s books this week. Today I’ve selected one of my favorites, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean. It’s … Continue reading

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At The Catch

I am currently reading through the Old Testament book of Numbers in my daily Bible reading program. Numbers is one of those stimulating Old Testament books that reports the results of a census taken of the children of Israel under … Continue reading

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Variations on a Thanksgiving theme

Family is one of the things Thanksgiving is all about, and it’s so nice to have family members all together. Why is it also nice to have them all go? Because we’re not used to having so many people around, … Continue reading

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Holy day

God loves a good celebration. There are currently twelve Jewish holidays annually that have origins in the Old Testament as celebrations set up by God, and indeed, commanded by God. It’s as if God told his people, “You will stop … Continue reading

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Switched on

For the last two Catches, Marti has been asking us to think about the kingdom of God. Nothing new about that. We’ve always talked a lot about the kingdom of God especially when it comes to being out in the … Continue reading

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