The Darndest Things – or – the wisdom of the child

“Kids say the darndest things.” You know it. I know it. We love it. Back when he was one of America’s most beloved and cherished comics, Bill Cosby demonstrated this fact in a TV series by that name (it ran 1998 – 2000). Art Linkletter ran the original “Kids Say the Darndest Things” as a segment […]

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A word about truth, perception, and perspective

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. The […]

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Blessed Affluence – A Devotional Reflection on Giving

The following is one in a series of devotionals reprised from Morning Manna, a daily email devotional I wrote from 2000 – 2005. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2000 BLESSED AFFLUENCE I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that […]

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