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A Christian Response to Covid-19 – 1 minute read

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is affecting every one of us. Following are some ideas on how to respond: #1 Remember Jesus’ words. “Do for others what you would have them do for you,” and “Love your neighbor as yourself.” These … Continue reading

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Survival Strategy? – 1 minute read

Social distancing, isolation, hunkering down, and self-quarantine are terms used to describe everybody’s efforts to slow down the Covid-19 virus. Whatever it’s called, the intent is to raise survival rates. Those of us older–I’m nearly 70–are especially at risk. Being … Continue reading

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Abundance – The Joy of the Hunt by Kit – 1 minute read

Drew and I hosted an Easter Egg hunt in our backyard for ten years. We usually had about 300 moms, dads, grandmothers, grandfathers and children. I well remember the first year. I made the mistake of going into the house … Continue reading

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Cool Heads, Courage, and Cooperation – ½ minute read

The spread of the Corona virus is unsettling many. A little over a year ago we released a dramatic novel, The Ambassadors. The crisis in that story is a deadly pandemic originating in Asia and threatening the world. Dire warnings … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Place in the World – 1 minute read

According to The Week news magazine, “The US lists Nigeria as the most dangerous place for Christians in the world.” The primary reason is active persecution by fundamentalist Islamist groups like Boko Haram. Funny thing–this week forty years ago I … Continue reading

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Glad to be alive, but without a boat – 1 minute read

Our first novel, Challenge for Two, introduces late middle-aged Dave and Katie whose lives have fallen apart. Katie describes their circumstances. “I feel like our old life was a boat that went over a waterfall with us inside. Now we’re … Continue reading

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Return of the Water Weasels – 1 minute read

The lake at our house is a magnet for all sorts of wildlife. This week we’ve had an invasion of water weasels–that is four troublesome river otters. Cute is inadequate to describe their antics playing on the banks and diving … Continue reading

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Take a Chance – 1½ minute read

In high school, I developed a sophisticated formula related to probability and submitted it as a paper to our regional science-math competition. Won a blue ribbon–as I recall–cut from cloth with a pair of scissors. But the real prize was … Continue reading

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No Time to Make a List – 1 minute read

The company where I worked as engineer periodically provided consultants to give us time management or productivity training. Various books on prioritizing and avoiding the tyranny of the urgent circulated among us. All the plans ultimately boiled down to: write … Continue reading

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Emotional Snapshots – 1 minute read

Everybody has photos that remind them of people, places, and occasions. My favorites are those that remind me of times when God did something special. Like the Old Testament Israelites built monuments of stone as reminders of God’s work, Kit … Continue reading

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