Monthly Archives: March 2011

YesterME, YesterYOU, Yesterday

When you are forty years old, you may fondly look back on your teenage years as the last really “free” time you’ve had in your life. It was before the stresses of a full-time job, before bills to pay piling … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather?

I have never been able to “commune with nature” much throughout most of my life. I’ve mostly lived in either urban areas, or in neighborhoods where “a nature walk” meant looking at the potted plants on the neighbors’ decks and … Continue reading

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Way of the Eagle

I first heard about how a momma eagle “stirs up her nest” at a church service in about 1990. A visiting evangelist tugged at everyone’s heartstrings with his vivid message about how God takes care of us just like a … Continue reading

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A Dose of Awesome

Gas prices are going up again. I’m hoping I’ll still be able to afford the trip we’re planning in two weeks. Serious unemployment is still an issue most places—there are hundreds of people vying for every minor job opening in … Continue reading

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Apocalypse–Now?

The hellish and ominous conditions in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami and nuclear power plant crises in Japan, and the incredible uproars in the Middle East with rebels challenging governments throughout the region, have a lot of my … Continue reading

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In Bondage to Freedom?

I think some people may well be in bondage to their own distorted views of what freedom is all about. I have friends who bristle at the slightest notion that anyone has a right to suggest common sense rules that … Continue reading

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