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About briangigee

Loves life; lives love! Bud and Doris' eldest son. Descendant of 'refiners' and 'reformers.' Husband to Margo. Father of 5. Grandfather to 4. Brother, uncle, friend and colleague. Working parish pastor. Became a naturalized Texan in February 2013.

“I Smell Like Your Grandpa”

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My Mother

  …and they heard me murmur…       “I’m kind of missin’ my mom today!” My mother was beautiful.  Inside and out.  Being the seventh of nine children she had three older sisters to look up to and compete … Continue reading

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MARTIN LUTHER’S EDGY SIDE

            And I heard them murmur…                                                    “… he didn’t really … Continue reading

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HURRICANE HARVEY. HAVOC and HOPE

And I heard them murmur… “… what are we gonna do now?”   <Some sound bytes and thoughts along the way to & thru a hurricane named Harvey.> Until recently I didn’t think much about the name Harvey.  I have … Continue reading

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THIS HAS GOT TO STOP!

And I heard my friend murmur…        “…this has got to stop!“ I was in Denver with my 27-year-old son last week when I saw the news of what was unfolding in Charlottesville.  Live and in color and … Continue reading

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Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego Get Fired Up for God

…and I heard them murmur… “How hot could it get?” Every once in a while, it can feel like you are in the middle of the furnace with fire all around you. It’s more than living in Texas in August.  … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING MEMORIAL DAY

REMEMBERING MEMORIAL DAY … and I heard her murmur… … ‘now don’t you forget what I told you…’ I was 12 years old.  It was 1966.  My grandmother’s older sister and her husband were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Aunt … Continue reading

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