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When Love Runs

One Sunday afternoon my wife and I were on our way to a park for one of our branch church’s anniversary celebrations. We parked the car and, seeing the bounce house and a gathering of people, we started heading across … Continue reading

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The Nervous Thrill of Letting Go

I remember as a kid gripping the pool deck in fear, yet wanting so bad to enjoy swimming. So, I would move hand over hand pulling myself around the pool ever-eyeing all those other kids, some even younger, splashing about, … Continue reading

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The Empowerment of Love

It was just last night. Our Life Group (a small group of people that meet for Bible study and to enjoy a smaller community) met and we enjoyed a stimulating time looking through some passages of the Bible and talked … Continue reading

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Love One

I truly enjoy stories where a celebrity or someone important does something special for an individual. It is heartwarming when someone like Taylor Swift goes and visits a child in the hospital, or an elected official honors a family of … Continue reading

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Get up! Get Up! GET UP!

One of my joys as a young father was to watch my son play soccer. Josh could run like the wind and as a midfielder he was constantly running (which was a good thing because that boy had a never-ending … Continue reading

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Moved with Compassion

It was a few years back in another city. I was sitting at a stop light, waiting for the light to turn green, and noticed a commotion at the bus stop ahead. I first saw a few students huddling in … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

The ‘American Idol’ reality TV show walked would-be vocalist through auditions and weekly competitions for the TV audience to vote for the next “American Idol.”  One of the most entertaining aspects of the show was not the back stories of … Continue reading

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