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What is there to be Thankful For?

I opened my eyes this morning. I heard the soft breathing of the women I love. I touched her cheek with my fingers. I smelled fresh coffee brewing. I tasted the sweet joy of God’s forgiveness. His mercy and grace are new every morning. This was a new day and anything is possible.

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A Tribute to My Dad, a POW, and a Veteran of Two very Different Wars

Today I honor the Veteran I loved the most by remembering my Father’s last battle and his ultimate Victory.  My Dad was a survivor of the Bataan Death March, the survivor of three and a half years as a prisoner of war, and the ulimate survivor of a five year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Several years ago a very public …

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Confessions of a Love Sick Dad!

It’s lighten up Monday! In this clip, I talk about  life’s bottom line to 11,000 adults and a stage full of teenagers. Enjoy! [youtube id=”0FdsIXS3fZk”] The central message of the Bible is the Creator of the universe telling us, “I love you.” His central message to us is, “Show love to each other.” Without love there is no life. Is …

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Two Father’s Day Resolutions that Will Change Your Life

I know it is two days past Fathers day, but this is an adaptation of a post I did two years ago that hit me today as hard as the day I wrote it.  I will re-post this every year, because the response is so overwhelming and I believe so deeply in the message.  I would be  honored if you …

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Don’t Shower while you Drive!

I glanced to my left.  The woman in the next car was combing her hair and applying lipstick, eyeliner, and mascara—all while maneuvering in and out of traffic. Thank heaven she’d taken her shower before she left home.