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Deathbed Priorities

Deathbed Priorities

Aug 10, 2008

I never understood those movies about a person who suddenly discovers they only have a year to live.  And they make a list of all the things they want to do, like take an African safari, or a dream vacation at a luxury European resort, drive a race car faster than they’ve ever gone, date a supermodel — trying to cram a lifetime of fun in the short...

Evolution and the Pulpit

Some friends were recently discussing evolution and creationism on an online community I participate in. Being a group of generally well-educated people, I was actually surprised at the number of them who dismissed evolution entirely and were devout believers in a young-earth.  This was apparently a pet peeve with a number of them because many had really done...

Lost Cricket

I found a cricket this morning, dead on my living room floor.  I was having my morning coffee, walking my daily route around the living room, dining room, kitchen, trying to wake up, talking to God.  It was in the shadows so I couldn’t make it out at first, just a dark spot on the carpet.  I thought it was a spider, so I flipped on the lights to get a...