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Wheat Pennies

When I was 6 years old, I got good and mad at my mother. I don’t even remember what I got angry about, but I kept quiet ― either that or she was intransigent on the issue. Whatever the case, I was … Continue reading

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How People Change

I’m reading a book called How People Change. When I looked at it, a little voice inside said, “Everyone wants to sell books and expand their sphere of influence. Everyone wants you to believe they’ve found some new approach to … Continue reading

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There’s a Cain Inside All of Us

Strangely, the story of Cain and Abel usually comes off sounding like that of a poor sap who makes an unfortunate blunder and then gets carried away by anger in the aftermath. But what really happened? Could there be more of … Continue reading

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The Kindness of God

A close friend sent me an article that posed the question: Does our sin prevent the Holy Spirit from moving in our lives? The question is a difficult one. The answer is bound to lie somewhere between two cultural extremes.

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Utter Your Voice

My feelings were hurt yesterday when a close friend told me I hated people who don’t live the way I think they should. This is, of course, the gentleman I have been sparring with for weeks through e-mail. It began as a … Continue reading

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A Pointed Reminder

I just got corrected by God. It wasn’t a harsh correction. To the contrary, my own conscience supplied all the bite. A member of my family came forward to apologize for hurtful things he has done and said. I admit, … Continue reading

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The Return of Scraps Grofsky

It’s been several months since I’ve heard from Scraps Grofsky. As the reader may remember, Scraps is the older, much more intelligent brother of my friend, Skids Grofsky. He has been known to send me long, angry e-mails that are … Continue reading

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