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"It's my way or the highway." You've heard that phrase before, right? And maybe you've said it -- not always with words, but certainly with attitude. I know I have. One of the blessings of growing older (and there are many, trust me) is that experience teaches us a few things, even causes a mellowing of certain views, convictions and...read more
“It was the best time of my life.” Dad’s nostalgia on a recent Friday evening carried him back through the 35 years he spent with Boy Scouts of America. Making it all the way to one badge short of Eagle Scout (a story he’ll tell with little prompting) set him up to spend over 20 years as a Scout leader. His loyalty and dedication earned him a...read more
I just spent a week in San Diego. It's true, what they say -- San Diego has perfect weather and the scenery is breath-taking. In the middle of our vacation week, I learned that a dear man from our church fellowship had unexpectedly passed away. I had joined others in praying for his recovery from surgery earlier in the week. It wasn't meant to...read more