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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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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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Me and Johnny Ringo— filling the holes in our souls

                               … and he heard him murmur…                                       … Continue reading

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“MY FINAL FOUR”– on hoops and Holy Week

           And I heard him murmur…                   … Wow!  Who knew it would turn out like this? Peace be with you!  I mean it!  I don’t write these words … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas Was a Sinner and Saint!

adapted from a previous post for 2009      And I heard him murmur…          “Yeah, I heard him preach that sermon before…” No, that’s really not the case.  Not this one at least.  In over thirty … Continue reading

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“TAKE MY YOKE & LEARN FROM ME” -Reflections on 30 years of ministry

‘…for the kingdom, the power and the glory are yours now and forever.  Amen.’    – The Jesus Prayer ‘… the road goes on forever and the party never ends…’                                                                                 – Robert Earl Keen On November 7, 2010, I placed … Continue reading

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