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Dear Trump-supporting Christian

Dear Christians Who Support Trump, I get you more than you may realize. I’m one of you, which is to say a follower of Jesus. We may understand the meaning of that phrase differently, perhaps, but I consider Jesus to … Continue reading

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Do kids play unorganized sports, anymore?

Baseball is a game in which the best fail 7 times out of 10. The best NFL quarterbacks *succeed* at that rate. Therein lies the pivotal distinction between baseball and football. That and the fact that baseball is played by … Continue reading

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A Guy’s List of the Best Love Songs of All-time

Love songs. The world is full of them. You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting one, although why you’d want to do such a thing, I don’t know. I like cats and think they get a bum rap. Cats … Continue reading

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Puppy breath

“I’m not sentimental, This skin and bones is a rental, And no one makes it out alive.” — Switchfoot, “Where I Belong” Life in all forms is to be celebrated. Don’t think so, then do what I did tonight. Play … Continue reading

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Death and Cats

I’ve been thinking a lot about death. Not about how I am going to cause mine, but how I want mine handled. It seems I’ve been surrounded by death more lately. My friend James committed suicide. My aunt’s husband, Don, … Continue reading

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Mental Heart Attack

Mental Heart Attack I stared at my phone in utter disbelief, the words jumping off the screen and piercing my heart. “David: I’m sorry to have to write this. James killed himself today.” This never gets any easier. Katie Laura … Continue reading

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Are You Sure Hank Done it This Way?

My phone started playing “Where the Streets Have No Name” at 4:15 this morning, my signal it was time to get up as I was supposed to be at the surgery center at 5:30. I’d put the surgery off a … Continue reading

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