The damage, sickness, suffering and even death from Covid and its impact on the economy make us face some stark truths about life; truths we would rather not have to […]
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Many years ago I toured a meat packing facility. After seeing for the first time how hotdogs were made, it was more than a year before I could eat another […]
Despite a year-long battle to prevent infections and vaccinate populations, the virus is mutating into new strains with higher infection rates. Most of us hoped by this time that Covid […]
As we continue to deal with the repercussions of the global COVID-19 pandemic, our work – and how we perceive it – has been dramatically affected. Many of us, if […]
“Worthy are you (Jesus) to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and […]
A few weeks ago, the pastor of our church asked us to write down one word that described our current emotional state. I wrote “content.” Not that I am always […]
“The LORD reigns; the LORD on high is mighty!” Psalm 93:1,4 Covid continues to make people feel vulnerable and fearful. During the Christmas and New Year holidays I had the […]
If you have ever watched a TV wildlife documentary that shows a lion hunting its prey, you will recognize the lion’s common practice: Finding the slowest or weakest gazelle and […]
Charles Dickens, in his classic novel, The Tale of Two Cities, opened with the declaration, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” In some respects, […]
Over the centuries, countless billions of words have been spoken and written about Christmas. Some commentators still engage in discussions about “the true meaning of Christmas.” But for those of […]
I want to wish all of you a very blessed and merry Christmas celebration. The Savior of all mankind has come. Rejoice! After nearly a year of confronting and living […]
Maybe you are familiar with the story in Genesis 32 in the Bible’s Old Testament. Alone for the night, Jacob, who would become the patriarch for the nation of Israel, […]
Right now the Covid virus infections in the USA and other countries seem to be increasing again and it is causing people to be even more fearful than previously. Is […]
English-born, Canadian author Malcolm Gladwell has written a number of books offering unique perspectives on the social sciences. in his book, Outliers, he made popular the concept that 10,000 hours […]
People have begun to anticipate the coming of a Covid 19 vaccine which they believe will bring an end to the long trial of the pandemic. They are hopeful and already […]
This year’s global pandemic has taken a toll in many ways. One that is sometimes overlooked or underestimated is becoming disconnected from important personal relationships, due to shutdowns and the […]
Once again we enter the time of year when in some countries, special thanksgiving observances take place. Even though it does not require an official holiday to be thankful, sometimes […]
One of my favorite activities during this Covid pestilence has been playing a game of golf with friends. Somehow golf has been allowed, perhaps because it is an outdoor event. […]
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