Three Strikes You’re Out

I had the baseball on my mind as I began to take a swing at this week’s blog. This could be the year the Cubs finally make it to the World Series. In baseball three strikes means you’re out. The same could be said in life. When one fails, people say he struck out. In…

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Can We Talk?

These three words can make your heart skip a beat and put a lump in your throat. When asked by your 23-year old son you grab hold of something in case you faint. This question was posed to me a year ago by my oldest son Jon. I was released from prison the prior summer…

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Take Your Medicine

When I was younger and became sick my mom would call Dr. Devrees and he would order a prescription for me. The stuff tasted terrible but as my mom promised it did make me feel better. By the time I had children; cherry flavor was added to make the medicine taste better. It did not…

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Seeing Red

Many years ago I was asked by my teacher to write a book report on The Scarlet Letter. I never enjoyed reading or writing, so I took a shortcut. I purchased cliff notes, read the beginning and the end and skipped everything in between. The shortcut led me into a ditch. When I received the…

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How Quickly Things Change

  Today is the day we celebrate Palm Sunday. The day people received Jesus as their King. Matthew described the coronation, “A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. 9 The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to…

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