Monthly Archives: August 2013

Somersaults

I’ve spend most of the last few weeks in the final edits of two books. Two books.  That’s kind of a big deal.  My Life with a Wounded Warrior, a collection of personal essays about living with and loving a … Continue reading

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Fear and Granny Panties

Fear.  This weekend I’ve done a lot of thinking about fear.  C. Hope Clark spoke at Ozark Writers League in Branson, Missouri on Saturday.  Hope opened her talk on The Shy Writer by asking us to write down our three … Continue reading

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Vacation vs Travel

  The other day a friend made the observation that vacations seldom live up to our expectations.  We more often return having spent three times as much money as we planned, being disappointed by nearly every planned event, and end … Continue reading

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Love is Patient and Kind. And this is a major challenge.

A pastor had a church member, let’s call him Paul, who ran a concrete business.  You know, sidewalks, foundations, patios, whatever.  And this Paul loved young people.  He taught Sunday school and was always right there with the donation for … Continue reading

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