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A Band of Brothers. (Actually, a trio of brothers)

It was the summer of 1994.  I headed off to begin my life as an adult.  College bound, it seemed so hard to believe.  For the first time in my life I was on my own, as on your own as you can be when your parents are still paying your bills.  Over the next…

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2 Cane Poles, a Honey Bun, and a Pepsi.

Life used to be much simpler.  When I was a kid, or as my kids refer to it “the stone age”, it didn’t take much to make me happy.  When I was four years old my Dad became the pastor of a church in Ahoskie, NC.  Now, Ahoskie, NC. may not have had shopping malls,…

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Burn, Baby, Burn

It happened every Monday morning.  I would get up, take my kids to school, swing by my favorite breakfast stop for a cup of coffee, and then head to my office at church. As I walked in, I would look up at the constant reminder of my shortcomings.  There was a wooden plaque up on…

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That is Why We Call Her Lauren Grace Lynne.

March 23, 2005 is a day that will forever be sketched in my memory.  It all started earlier that week.  The last several months had been a whirlwind.  My wife was pregnant with our second child, and she was set to be induced in one week.  We had so much left to do, and very…

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But, He Was Such A Nice Man.

We live in affluent society.  If you were lucky enough to be born and raised in the United States of America, then you started out wealthier than you could possibly imagine.  If you were born and raised in this country than you more than likely had a home with running water, air conditioning in the…

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Grace To You.

We all have heroes in are lives.  I am not talking about sports stars, or famous actors or musicians.  No, I am talking about the real-life heroes who taught us the truly important things life.  I have several of those in my life.  People like my parents and grandparents.  There are others as well, but…

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When God Doesn’t Make Sense.

There have been times in my life where I simply could not see what God was doing.  Have you ever felt that way?  I think we all, if we are honest, have had times where we have sat back and wondered.  God, what are you doing?  Life is a fragile thing, and sometimes we get…

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Percy and Gunner

On February 19, 1942 at 10:00 in the morning the Japanese military bombed Darwin , Australia.  After the bombing raid was over a young airman named Percy Westcott came out to assess the damage.  In the midst of some of the rubble Percy heard a whimpering and discovered six month old puppy trapped.  He pulled…

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