Category Archives: family

READ

There is an old adage in education stating that by 3rd grade you learn to read and then you spend the rest of your life reading to learn.  You learn to read and then read to learn.  Think about that … Continue reading

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Do I really know Him?

We find the following question relative to Jesus, in various forms 5 times in the Scripture.  Who is this?  (Mt 21:10; Lk 5:21; 7:49; 9:9; John 12:34) Who is this Jesus?  Do you know Him? One might say, of course … Continue reading

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The Unnamed Woman

The women listed in the genealogy of Jesus make for an interesting study.  A closer look at the lineage found in the first chapter of Matthew reveals there are four named women including the mother of our LORD. For our … Continue reading

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The Cliffs Notes

When I was in high school I did not particularly enjoy reading.  Of course there were many books assigned for us to read and on which we were to write reports.  I can still remember several assignments such as The … Continue reading

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Fatherhood in 5 Passages

I am passionate about several subjects.  If you get me talking about them you might not be able to quiet me.  Some of these are: what constitutes being a man, the home and marriage, financial management, and parenting particularly as … Continue reading

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G

Today my Teresa and I celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary.  What has happened in 40 years?  We’ve lived in 7 different homes, in 3 cities, received a total of 4 degrees from 3 institutions, been blessed with 2 sons, later … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

A number of years ago before our younger son graduated from the local university, his mother and I had an evening out that we laugh about to this day.  It was not unusual for us to go to the college … Continue reading

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Gimme, Gimme, Gimme

In the movie, What About Bob, the lead character, an extremely needy personality, has the following line:  “Gimme, gimme, gimme, I need, I need, I need.”  Bill Murray stars as the neurotic Bob Wiley in one of my favorite comedies. … Continue reading

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The Hand

Several years ago there was a popular song called “Daddy’s Hands.”  The song was very touching and referred to the hands of a father that could be soft or hard depending on the circumstances.  I recall a line in the … Continue reading

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The Big 6-0

I have recently turned 60!   Wow, that seemed so old many years ago.  Now, not so much.  I don’t feel old.  But I do realize even more now the truth in James’ statement when he said, “For what is your … Continue reading

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