Religion

Jesus left the church with three baskets of flowers

July 11, 2019 at 5:38 pm

About two years ago, we had a theft at the church that left me shaking my head in disbelief. Our son, Benjamin, has Down Syndrome. For Sunday worship, he sits with my wife Jeanne in one of the back pews. There are two signs on that pew. The...

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Hot dogs, apple pie, and the rewording of a patriotic song

July 04, 2019 at 8:33 pm

So, how was your Fourth of July? What did you do? Did you light off fireworks? Perhaps you just watched some other folks do so? (It is a lot less expensive that way.)Did you have family and friends over for a get-together? If so, did you ha...

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I am not a doctor, but I approve this supplement

June 27, 2019 at 6:56 pm

Immediately before I see my doctor, a nurse will have me step onto a scale to see how much I weigh, take my blood pressure, as well as blood oxygen level, and then take my temperature. The nurse will also typically ask if there are any chan...

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Are you worried about worrying so much?

June 13, 2019 at 5:45 pm

“Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” — Philippians 4:6So, there you go. This seems rather straightforward. There are no two ways about it. Ther...

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The Island Marble Butterfly — in Jesus’ name?

May 30, 2019 at 5:55 pm

In John 14:13, Jesus says: “If in my name you ask me for anything, I will do it.”If you are reading this article on Friday, May 31, my family and I will be headed back home to Moses Lake today. We spent some time on San Juan Island, on the ...

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St. Francis leaves the garden for the battlefield

May 10, 2019 at 3:00 am

How many of you know about St. Francis of Assisi? He lived over 800 years ago. Today, you may recognize his image in the form of garden statuary. This symbolizes Francis’ love of God’s good creation.However, I suspect that far fewer of us k...

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A week unlike any other (I hope)

May 10, 2019 at 3:00 am

Let me ask you this: have you ever had “one of those days?” I know I have; I’m going through one of those weeks right now. I would love to tell you that people of faith are able to just sail through any difficulties they might encounter, bu...

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Smells and sounds of addiction in darkness

May 03, 2019 at 3:00 am

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” - Psalm 23:4Jeanne, Benjamin and I went to the movie theater a while back. We decided to go to...

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Some routines are better than others

April 26, 2019 at 3:00 am

We all have our routines. As the day begins, we rise to complete morning rituals. This may be expressed as a synchronized dance. Every move may have been imprinted to memory.While I do have a typical morning routine, what follows may vary. ...

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Sweeteners, creamers and righteous coffee

April 19, 2019 at 3:00 am

A few months ago, I met a person who owns a small coffee company. He took great pleasure in telling me about his products. He painted for me a wonderful picture of exotic locales where the coffee beans are grown and artfully engaged my imag...

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