Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Different Kind of Christmas

  ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. Mama in her blue jeans and Pa with his snack had just settled down for a minute of peace. When … Continue reading

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A Good Excuse for a Party

“Tony, Tony, turn around, Something’s lost that must be found” (Patheos).  As I was reading for today’s sermon about things lost, I came upon this rhyming prayer. Anthony was a 13th century holy man who left a wealthy family to … Continue reading

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Making the List

“You have to move.” I looked up and directly into the eyes of an usher at a family wedding. “You’re in the wrong seats,” he explained, “someone else is supposed to sit here.” A few minutes earlier, my family and … Continue reading

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Freedom Day

Rules keep things in order. Laws set boundaries for our behavior. Regulations dictate how our foods are prepared, how our cars are made and maintained, how medical care is given, how stocks and bonds are traded, how banks handle our … Continue reading

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