Monthly Archives: May 2017

Celebrating before the final victory

Sunday after the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 7-0, the Ottawa coach said, “We know they’re a better team. Everybody knows that on the planet. They’re the Stanley Cup champions. They’re the best team in the league. That’s no … Continue reading

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Does God want me to do it?

I remember about 15 years ago when our church was thinking about spending a lot of money.  The administrative board was talking about not having the money. Our pastor said, “The question for the church is never, ‘Do we have … Continue reading

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Forgiving and being Freed

I knew a guy once who told me that when he prayed the Lord’s Prayer he would pray, “Forgive me as I should forgive others.”  I told him I did not think he was allowed to change the Lord’s Prayer.  … Continue reading

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Changing with society

In a New York Times article I read that there is a road that crosses Nevada that just raised the speed limit to 80 mph.  For me that brings back memories of driving from Montana to Utah in 2012.  We … Continue reading

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Self Validation

I am involved with a program to help WV UMC pastors be more active.  I have a pedometer and I can actually receive up to $160 a year tracking my steps.  The other day I entered a walking challenge thinking … Continue reading

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What might have been

A couple of weeks ago I took a picture of an egg that had hatched a baby bird.  The bird was gone and the shell was left.  This morning I took a picture of an egg that did not hatch.  … Continue reading

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Fight the good fight of faith

I have a lot of contacts around the country in the UMC on social media.  Some of the people are very smart.  They write in ways that I find difficult to understand.  I’m thankful for the super smart people over … Continue reading

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