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April 2016 Archives

A little over 20 years ago, Charles Barkley famously said in a Nike ad, “I am not a role model.” It was a naïve statement.  The truth is that we are all role models. Each of us is setting an […]

Last fall, I was shopping at a store where they sell everything in bulk. I can never think rationally in those types of stores.  “Why buy one jar of mayonnaise, when I can buy ten?” I ask myself.  The reasonable […]

Each of us has been blessed by God in one way or another. We all have things in our lives that are good.  The challenge is that we tend to squander the good things that God has given us. Let […]

Sadly we live in a world in which many people don’t feel loved. Some children don’t have parents who love them.  Some people are caught up in loveless marriages.  And then there are those who are simply alone.  Even people […]

If you’ve ever gone hiking in a state or national park, you’ve seen that every so often there are forks in the path. Typically at the fork, there will be a simple map showing what will happen if you go […]

“And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, so that they may be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received […]