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Rubik’s Cube

I’ve never been able to figure out a Rubik’s Cube. I know – you figured it out in elementary school. And yes, 30 years later there are You-Tube videos showing you exactly how to solve it. But it’s always stumped me. It’s not that I haven’t tried. I’ve seen others do it. Hearing them say […]

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Doubt and Faith

There are days that I have doubts… There are days I question the goodness of God…. There are days I look around the world and wonder… As a believer in God, a follower of Christ, and especially, as a pastor, I’m sure some think I’m not supposed to have any doubts. But the reality is that, […]

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God’s Unshakable Hope

Most of the time, our meaning of hope is not much more than wishful thinking. We say things like,  “I hope we have a White Christmas.” “I hope the Texas Rangers win the World Series.” “I hope the Dallas Cowboys can win at least one meaningful game someday.” “I hope I got an “A” on […]

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You’re a piece of work!

“Well, you’re a piece of work.” Has anyone ever said that to you? It’s a sarcastic way of saying, “you’re messed up – there’s something wrong with you.”  It’s normally used of someone who is difficult to get along with on an every day basis. Perhaps, it originates from the “What a Piece of Work […]

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Being Green

“It’s not easy being green It seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things And people tend to pass you over ’cause you’re not standing out Like flashy sparkles in the water or stars in the sky” In one of his more melancholy moments, Kermit the Frog seems to capture how I feel […]