My Shadow

Totem Bight

Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 (KJV)The profound moments in my life occur unexpectedly. Such was my experience at a place called Totem Bight in Ketchikan, Alaska. A bight refers to a bend in the coastline which forms an...

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You Want Heroes?

HTML clipboard You want heroes?Consider Dave Sanders, the school teacher shot to death while trying to shield his students from two Neo-Nazi youth on a bombing and shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Sanders gave his life, along with 12...

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You Got Another One, Joey!

I couldn't believe it. Of all times for this to happen . . . A flat tire. But when is a good time for a flat tire? Not when you are wearing a suit and you have been traveling for nearly five hours and, adding to this bleak picture, nightfall is approaching. Wait did I...

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Yard Sale

Quite a few years back, when yard sales were just beginning to get popular, I felt compelled to stop at each one I came to. I had this notion that I'd miss out on something really special if I drove on by. Having recently graduated high school, I was eagerly...

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"Behold, I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself." Walt Whitman, Song of MyselfWalt Whitman is only one of countless heroes and heroines who have impacted my world view and my sense of self. Three such angels changed me forever. Like...

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God’s Hands