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The Deal Is Still On!

When you are a high achiever, getting things done is what you do. In moments of productivity there is nothing worse than realizing you missed something significant and the deadline has passed. …

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  • Worry and Fear Go Together

    How many of you reading this article are worried or fearful about something? The IRS? Politics? Your job? …

  • Going Off the Grid

    If you have not yet cut the cathodic cord, you have probably noticed that there are more television …

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  • Finish What You Start

    One of history’s more accomplished storytellers spun a masterful tale that is known in every corner of …

  • Worry and Fear Go Together

    How many of you reading this article are worried or fearful about something? The IRS? Politics? Your job? …

  • Going Off the Grid

    If you have not yet cut the cathodic cord, you have probably noticed that there are more television …

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Boredom, lack of motivation, can lead to evil acts

“Fact is, I had no reason to do it, and I just thought… (expletive deleted), life is boring so why not?”That’s what the Thousand Oaks shooter posted on Instagram, when he paused in the midst …

Against the dying of the light The Welsh poet Dylan Thomas began his writing career while still a teenager. He dropped out of school, much to the chagrin of his father who was an English teacher, to pursue his literary interests, …
One step into the light As I write this article, it is 2:30 on November 6 and all of America is in a state of frenzy about the election results to be revealed later tonight and into many tomorrows. Soon it will be over, and …
"Un-officials" save the day When Reese Harrison arrived at his dental office in Lynn Haven, Florida, the day after Hurricane Michael made landfall, the devastation was beyond imagination. Dr. Harrison’s building was in tact, …
Be thankful year round We’re going to have a Thanksgiving service this year and it’s always a challenge. Not the service itself, but what should be the main message. Of course we ought to say we’re thankful for a …
Anger Danger “We all know things are bad — worse than bad — they’re crazy,” began the fictional Howard Beale in the film entitled, “Network.” An emotionally disturbed news anchor whose life had …
The golden repair One of the more articulate poets of antiquity was the harp-playing shepherd boy turned warrior and king, known as David. He wrote roughly half of the Psalms found in the Old Testament, and these …
Dreaming of a commercial-free world It was one of those really busy weeks where there was hardly enough time to breathe. For myself, I was glad the week was over and I could relax for the evening.“What do you want for supper?” The …
Thank you, Captain Rickenbacker It was this week more than seventy-five years ago, that one of the most harrowing personal dramas of the Second World War played itself out on a watery stage in the Central Pacific Ocean. Carrying a …
You are a cut above You are a cut above. Almighty God has anointed you and created you to excel.  A cut above means you stand out. The Bible tells us of a man named Daniel. Daniel operated with an excellent spirit. …
Letting bitterness go Traditionally, King Solomon has been regarded as the primary author of three books of the Old Testament. Some interpreters say he wrote Song of Songs while he was a lusty, young man (a book that …
A mystery solved in literature I finally figured it out.Y’know how a lot of times one person will remind you of someone else, but you just can’t quite put your finger on who that someone else is? That’s the way it’s been …