Monthly Archives: August 2010

You’ve Got a Friend

Now when he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. Saul took him that day, and would not let him go home to … Continue reading

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Catch Me

Yes – another movie and yes, another Tom Hanks movie.  If you’ll indulge me yet again, I will make a promise to you that I will not ever use Joe vs. the Volcano or Turner and Hooch.   2002’s Catch … Continue reading

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Letting Go or Holding On?

As mentioned in a previous blog post, I am a fan of the move The Notebook.  It’s a cleverly told love can overcome story – the kind of story we like to insert ourselves into, imagining ourselves to be in … Continue reading

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Left at Albuquerque

It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be … Continue reading

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An Encouraging Gift

See to it, brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened … Continue reading

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Healing Begins

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. – Psalm 147:3   Life is filled with paradoxes.  This is evident in emergency situations.  Here are two simple rules you’ve heard before.  When lost, we should stay put.  When drowning, … Continue reading

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Homer

Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. – Proverbs 22:6 August 17, 2016 would have been my father’s 78th birthday.  In the nearly nine years he has been … Continue reading

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First Love

I recently watched “The Hurt Locker,” a movie chronicling the work of an American Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in Iraq.  It shows in great detail the dangers our soldiers face every day.  I found the movie eye-opening, the story interesting, … Continue reading

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Time to Go

Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you shall go with this people into the land that the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them, and … Continue reading

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Rise to Glory

Colonel Robert G. Shaw: [points at the flag bearer] If this man should fall, who will lift the flag and carry on? [Thomas steps forward] Cpl. Thomas Searles: I will. Colonel Robert G. Shaw: I’ll see you in the fort, … Continue reading

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