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‘Can we go around again?’

This weekend I’ve been into one of my favorite passages in scripture, 1 John chapter one. I spoke on it to an adult Sunday morning class at a church in Fullerton, California, and last night in our own online Catch … Continue reading

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Living without cellphone security

“Here’s your change.” “Paper or plastic?” “Credit or debit?” “You want ketchup with that?” I don’t want a straw. I want real human moments. I want to see you. I want you to see me. I don’t want to give … Continue reading

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Like a moth to a flame

Okay, I want to know how many of you have ever tried to catch a moth with a Dustbuster. Come on … fess up. It’s a dangerous game. Truly. You might not think so, but when you’re standing on the … Continue reading

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‘Weep with those who weep’

We were awakened at two in the morning last night by a phone call from our daughter in Hawaii. By the time we were coherent enough to know what was going on, we had each gotten two calls from her. … Continue reading

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Katy Perry’s ‘ROAR’

So I think I’m going to need some help from you, or some sympathy — I can’t decide which — maybe both, but Marti has discovered she can program songs into her phone for various signals and notifications. So now … Continue reading

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Practicing what you (don’t) preach

Practice what you (don’t) preach. I saw this saying the other day and immediately liked it. It makes sense — much more sense than “Practice what you preach,” mainly because most of us are not preachers, and even if we … Continue reading

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Forced slowdown

It’s great to hear from a number of you who still have your tree up. We’re not the only ones. I’m gathering strength over that. And most of you have the same reason — it went by too fast and … Continue reading

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Drowning the ‘Humbug’ in cheer

If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled in his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart!  – Ebenezer Scrooge There is a … Continue reading

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