Monthly Archives: December 2015


As a history major in college, I have read a lot of historical material about America, Europe, and the Biblical areas. So I have appreciated the famous quote:  “Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.”  The … Continue reading

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The Man and the Birds

For over three years, I have published an original blog every Thursday, although I have repeated a few special ones. Each Christmas, for the last three years, I have printed my story of the unopened gift.  If you are looking … Continue reading

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Coming Home for Christmas Again

For many years, Folger’s Coffee ran heart-tugging commercials, although I have not seen one this year.  In the most memorable one, a young man comes home to his family at Christmas and is welcomed by a cup of coffee. The … Continue reading

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December 2, 2015

Wednesday, December 2, began like many days before.  There was nothing that would set it apart from any of its predecessors.  In fact, it held the promise of the end to the days of rain that had preceded it, even … Continue reading

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Advent 101

As many of you know, we are now in the Advent season.  Last Sunday was the first Sunday in Advent and this Sunday is the second.  Growing up in a Baptist parsonage, I had little contact with Advent.  I had … Continue reading

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