Tuesday Thoughts 7-24-18

What a wonderful, restful, filling week family camp was!  There’s exciting news about what God is doing in the Middle East and the camp speaker led everyone in examining the rhythms of life in Christ.  I saw a bunch of familiar faces and spent evening worship services surrounded by a...

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Tuesday Thoughts 7-17-18

Last week I mentioned getting ready for family camp.  What you don’t know (most of you anyway) is that I had to repair sections of my camper in front and back.  From a few years of water intrusion, a strong musty smell (that you could actually taste) led to the...

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Tuesday Thoughts 7-10-18

I’d been thinking about all that was involved in getting the camper reader for family camp.  Lists of towing, packing, & cleaning needs were getting mentally checked-off when the mist slowly started to fade, and my surroundings became clear…I was in the prayer room at home somewhere in the middle...

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Tuesday Thoughts 7-3-18

One of my closest friends has a passion for slot car racing.  Wherever he has lived, the track has gone with him.  When Diana and I go to visit, there’s likely to be some time when we’re in the basement watching the cars zoom around the track – well, actually,...

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Tuesday Thoughts 6-26-18

I start most days by shuffling off, in robe and slippers, to the prayer room in the basement, starting coffee (a Bunn pot so really quick) and spending the first hour or more praying, listening and reading the Bible.  I always invest time in the presence of God before opening...

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Tuesday (plus one) Thoughts 6-20-18

Diana and I got back home yesterday after a 3-day celebration of our seventh anniversary.  We started talking about this last year shortly after our 6th (a great time to start planning is right after an event and while the highs and lows are still fresh).  We wanted to be more intentional...

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Tuesday Thoughts 6-5-18

It’s a small world (after all).  You’ve said, or at least thought this if you’re 20 or older.  You know how it goes.  At some random event, separated from the past by time, space and circumstances, someone comes into your view from days gone by, or is mentioned by someone...

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Tuesday Thoughts 5-29-18

I had in mind to write about something else entirely until attending yesterday’s Memorial Day parade and service downtown.   Diana and I love being a part of a community that gets together, and Gaylord certainly does!  While there are many reasons for these public celebrations, yesterday’s gathering carried, of course, a somber...

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Tuesday Thoughts 5-22-18

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?  Or how about, don’t put the cart before the horse!  Both of these conjure up thoughts of linear motion, an order to things. You know it well.  If I do A, it will lead to B, and that will lead me eventually...

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Tuesday Thoughts 5-15-18

In case you’ve ever wondered, kayaks can fly.  They don’t get very high or fly for very long, but they fly!  I just discovered this Sunday while on a trip to the lake with two of them.  I glanced into the driver’s side mirror while turning out of my subdivision...

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