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I am like a desert owl, like an owl among the ruins. I lie awake; I have become like a bird alone on a roof.  Psalm 102:6,7  (my lament as my nest gets emptier) Jim used to ask kids to point their finger at their temple and say the letters T M over and over quickly.  Of […]

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                                                  Some random wedding pics from facebook! Because people asked I said I would post what I said at the reception…Others said much more meaningful things but I did not ask […]

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People have asked me to post what I said at the wedding ceremony when I was asked, “Who gives this woman to be married to this man?”  Here it is…. Connor, you and Emily have known each other for a few years.  She and I go way back.  In fact, I was there the day […]

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Last night at the rehearsal dinner we were asked to give you advice or helpful words to get started on your married life.  You won’t remember much of what we said but my best advice is to become the person you want to be married to.  The rest are just some of my hurried thoughts: It […]

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Dear Jim, It is Easter.   ( And it would have been your dad’s 90th birthday!). It is funny that this most important holiday is a bit overshadowed by Emily’s wedding, which is only a week away! The walk to the cross felt like a brief intermission to the “big event” of Emily and Connor’s Wedding. […]

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All Fool’s Day

Christians have neglected April Fool’s day for too long!  It is a religious holiday, although the origin is unknown. In the 18th century this holiday corresponded with all Saint’s day and All Soul’s day.  It represents several concepts. The beginning of spring suggests that Old Man Winter has been tricked. God’s new life emerges from […]

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