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In a recent conversation about church, I had to to think afterward. Our conversation touched upon the fact that church attendance is in decline and the number of nons (people who identify themselves as non-religious) is increasing. I remarked that […]

“This is a special gift you are to offer…” said Ezekiel the prophet. Then he rambles on about offering measured ephahs, homers of wheat, and grain offerings. About throwing blood on the doorposts and corners of the temple. To be […]

Last night I had a dream. Of course, I seem to dream during the day too, but last night’s dream was thought provoking. The dream was of a couple getting married in a garage. The intentions of the couple was […]

My alma-mater, Colorado State University, publishes a quarterly magazine. A 2001 student-athlete, A. Bimper, was interviewed for his phenomenal exercise of hard-work. He admitted he had no clue about what it took to succeed in college, because his parents never […]

Is this everyday life only full of metaphors to help us understand the life that is God, Love?  

The element of time is being re-organized, not by anything physical, but by putting useful thoughts in key places and letting them call the shots and initiate betterment. Relationships between our thoughts and the physical are seen every day. An […]

With American politics stirring the emotions and loyalties, I can’t help but think about a study that shows people are twice as likely to look for information that confirms their beliefs rather than consider contradicting evidence. This tendency has been […]

Picture in your mind, a confronted dog positioned to pounce. Growling. Back fur standing straight up. And you see me, years ago when it came to the subject of larger pets inside the house. When raising children, I barked my […]

This is the winning essay for the July 4 contest sponsored by Annie’s Mailbox: Happy Birthday America By Maureen Green Our strength is not bounded by gender. Define our roles, and we will defy your expectations. Our opportunity is not […]

Out on the job, I spontaneously came across some news that seemed bad, then instantly good. I was talking with the director of the local animal humane society. I asked if she received the picture of my neighbor, Adam, and […]

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