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Gone For Good

Gone for Good
     
As I write this Duke and Carolina are about to square off at the Dean Dome for the first of their two annual regular season basketball slugfests. Leading up to the game a Duke student went undercover

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The Fool Says In His Heart…

Fool in heart

On the way down to Florida, I noticed a billboard that said simply,

“A fool says in his heart that there is no God.” Psalm 14:1.

When I first saw that I said,

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Resisting Temptation

Resisting Temptation
Back in 2006 Computer specialist Didier Stevens put up a simple text advertisement on the Internet offering downloads of a computer virus

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What Love Is

What is LoveOne of the best things about having a wife who’s a Kindergarten teacher is that they do assignments where they try to explain things that are beyond their comprehension. I love their Thanksgiving dinner recipes


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A Sacrificial Gift

A Sacrificial Gift

What’s the most extravagant gift you’re giving for Christmas this year? Is there a gift you’re giving that requires a sacrifice on your part? There are a lot of things my son has asked for that the catalog he found them in promises are legal


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Living In Their Skin

Living In Their Skin

At this time of year we begin to naturally think of the birth of Christ. It is Christmas after all. Yes, we do get caught up in the pageantry


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Planting & Watering

Growing tomato plants

Growing tomato plants

     There is a simple passage in 2 Corinthians that we would all do well to remember. There Paul says, “The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.” (2 Corinthians 3:8)
     In his book the The Secret Message of Jesus,

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Glory Days

  Glory Days-App Button   I love it when my Mom cleans out the basement of her house. There’s always a treasure trove of items from my youth that gets discovered, having been boxed up—sometimes for decades. And during my vacation visit she unearthed another one:


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The Elephant in the Room

Elephant in the RoomIn 1814, Ivan Andreevich Krylov, poet and fabulist, wrote a fable entitled “The Inquisitive Man” which tells of a man who goes to a museum and notices all sorts of tiny things, but fails to notice an elephant.


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The Tides of Life

ocean-tide     Several years ago some friends of mine took me duck hunting down on the coast near Back Bay. Now up to that point


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