A Father’s Day Remembrance: Little Granddad – the dad who almost wasn’t

Tweet I have honored the dads in my life just about every year around Father’s Day. My own father, William David Strother, died at age 51, when I was 30 and left a million memories of my childhood and a million more what-ifs behind. My wife’s father, Thomas Henry Weir, now 80 and still spry, […]

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A word about truth, perception, and perspective

Tweet Truth, perception, and perspective — this may be a subject too large to tackle here. Let’s attempt it anyways. I am settling back into the routine of my life following an eventful week that started with the funeral of a 21-year-young lady—the daughter and sister of dear friends—taken suddenly and without warning in a tragic accident. […]

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On the loss of Snowflakes (my complaint against the Right)

Tweet One of the Right’s worst moves in recent memory has been to co-opt a perfectly wonderful word – and beautiful feature of Nature – and wield it as a pejorative term. Look, I don’t care for the over-sensitive, safe-space seeking, racial strife-stirring, “victims” of everything they don’t like and everyone they disagree with Millennials […]

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18…Again – A note to my firstborn on the 18th anniversary of her 18th birthday

Tweet A few days ago, my ever-so-curious and talented son-in-law Edward Frys discovered a long-forgotten and deeply buried treasure of floppy disks bearing assorted thing I had written and saved over the years. I had not seen them or anything on them in 15 years or so. Among the digital cobwebs on these vintage computer […]

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Prayer: To Whom are you talking? – a Devotional | Morning Manna

Tweet Originally published in Morning Manna THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2000 Prayer: To Whom are you talking? “And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they […]

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Time Investment- A Devotional | Morning Manna

Tweet WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2000 TIME REDEMPTION “…redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” Eph. 5:16 Suppose you have a bank account into which your employer deposits $1,440 every day (that is $10,080/week). The only stipulation is that you must use every single penny every single day. You cannot leave any of the money in […]

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