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My Tribute: Andraé Crouch 1942-2015

I’m moved today to pay tribute to one of the great musical talents of the past century. Andraé Crouch was a singer, musician, composer, choir director, producer, and pastor during his 72 years. He died Friday Jan 8, after suffering … Continue reading

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Sharing the pain

The two primary themes of this blog are MS (the “limping”) and Jesus (the “light”). While not part of the title, there’s a third theme that pops up with some frequency: the value of community. More often than not, I’m … Continue reading

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Not what I will

Who among those of us who claim to follow Jesus Christ hasn’t at one time or another felt a kinship with His suffering? While our suffering pales compared to what He went through, those with MS or any chronic, debilitating … Continue reading

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Left Behind

This sign has been on this traffic light post in front of a local gas station so long, it’s become invisible.  For some reason, I was drawn to it again this week. Evidently, we were all, as the popular book … Continue reading

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Speaking of kids…

Some further reflections prompted by my previous post. Jesus had some outlandish things to say regarding children: …have you never read, “From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise.” (Matthew 21:16, referring back to … Continue reading

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Random musings

I just read the story of the transfiguration of Jesus in chapter 9 of the Gospel of Mark.  In verses 5-6, Mark says that Peter was so frightened by what he was witnessing, “He did not know what to say.”  So, … Continue reading

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Debating God

For the past several weeks, I’ve been captivated by the story of a woman I read about in my lifelong crawl through the Bible.  This is a story about a woman who had the audacity to become engaged in a … Continue reading

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One girl’s story

(How might Jairus’ daughter have looked back on her miraculous encounter with Jesus?  The story is recorded in the Gospel of St. Mark, chapter 5.) They tell me I was gone no more than an hour.  It could have been … Continue reading

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Man of the Tombs

I was free until he came into my life. I could come and go as I pleased and no one could prevent me.  Believe me, they tried.  Crowds of men would come and try to hold me down, as many … Continue reading

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