The Bible and the Butterfly Effect

Truthfully, my first introduction to The Butterfly Effect as a theory was when I watched the 2004 movie by that name. I became intrigued and did a little research whenever I thought of it. Dabbled here and there like I do with most philosophical intrigues I encounter. Encountering the notion again this week, I determined to […]

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My Faithful Valentine: a story of love

Last night Donya asked if I remembered what I gave her on that first Valentine’s Day we spent together. I did, sort of. I remembered I gave her a blouse or a dress or some such. (I am sure the mountainous, volatile, protective Tommy Weir was thrilled that the big-eared kid with the silk shirts […]

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The sun shines…even when it doesn’t

Some trips are for business; others are for pleasure. This was neither. Having just come off a lengthy business trip that also included times of fun and relaxation, my wife and I landed at DFW early Thursday morning, only to leave Friday afternoon on a trip both of us wished was not necessary. We learned […]

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Thoughts on the New Year (and the old): Seven ways to say goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018

Some are saying goodbye to 2017. Others are saying good riddance. In our little corner of Creation, 2017 has been a tough year. Early on, our daughter fought for her very life, battling an infection that refused to yield to treatment after treatment. She spent a month in the hospital. Dear, sweet friends lost their […]

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God for Dummies – Can you believe if you don’t understand? | Morning Manna

[Copied and edited from my Morning Manna daily email devotional, 2000 – 2005] GOD FOR DUMMIES – Can you believe if you don’t understand? Friday, November 3, 2000  For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isa. 55:9 (KJV) I don’t […]

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