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I Don’t Feel That Funny

One of my favorite television shows is, or was, Modern Family. It makes me laugh, and that’s especially important on Wednesday evenings when I return home after a church meeting. Last night, though, I may have come to the end … Continue reading

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Righteous Anger

A few weeks ago I went to see the film Philomena, and I can’t stop thinking about it. I finally figured out why. Philomena is based on the true story of an Irish woman who, as an unwed pregnant teenager, … Continue reading

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Can My Soul Be Nurtured by Cookies?

I love cookies. I love eating them and I love making them. But, a few days ago, I found myself needing to buy some cookies. An old favorite came to mind—Milano, made by Pepperidge Farm. I had no idea that … Continue reading

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How Is The Church Like a Man With a Singing Frog?

Remember Michigan J. Frog? He was the animated singing frog from a Looney Tunes cartoon. In the cartoon, Michigan J. Frog is discovered by a hapless man during the destruction of a building. In the cornerstone of the almost destroyed … Continue reading

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Lord Grantham, I Know How You Feel

I’m a big Downton Abbey fan and have been since the very first episode.  How can you resist the love, lust, drama and back-stabbing all wrapped up in a charming English package? As the new season unfolds, I suspect that … Continue reading

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