Category Archives: Whimsical Observations

Three Kinds of Gifts

Consider the differences among these three pictures. -Team X pays a gazillion dollars to acquires the rights to Super Star player. -Team Q signs a player just out of high school and sends him to their training camp. -Saturday morning, Fred, … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Learned from Dad

1.     Move the ball.  Always. We lived in Quatipuru from 1964 to 1969.  It was a small farming/fishing town of less than 2,000 people, 20 miles up the eponymous river from the Atlantic coast.  There was a dirt road connecting it … Continue reading

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Lucy the Noble Subject

My daughter, the fourth generation Prophet, graced us with sundry gems during her time in our home.  One that I cherish the most was when she was working at the bike shop. She came to work on time (of course).  … Continue reading

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A Dynamic Tension

As we look at creation, there is an odd factor in the picture and that is time.  Many things have consumptive limits but not time. For some things, the limits are fairly pressing.  Depending on which doomsday report you read, … Continue reading

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The Mysterious King Part 8

Let’s build a totally different straw man now. Compare these two story lines.  First we have the prophet confronting Saul. “What have you done?” asked Samuel. Saul replied, “When I saw that the men were scattering, and that you did … Continue reading

Posted in Inner Healing, Intimacy, Redemption, The Kingdom of God | 6 Comments