Archive | May 2012

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keeping my mouth shut…

I had what might be the weirdest restaurant experience of my life the other night. I wanted to take my daughter and son-in-law out to a place of their choosing in their new city. It was my last night in town, and we wanted to go somewhere special. The evening was special all right, but […]

forgive us our trespasses…

When I say the Lord’s Prayer, even in silence, FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES is always in all caps; it always gets emphasized in my mind. I’m very aware of my need for forgiveness. It’s the next phrase that too-often gets short-shifted. Lately, I’ve been trying to pay equal attention to theĀ as we forgive those who […]

faith is…

My daughter wrote to her father about admiring the assurance of his faith a few days ago, and it has led me to ponder the nature of my own faith. The next day someone I knew passed away rather unexpectedly, and I found myself thinking the same thought I always do when someone dies – […]