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The double-decker bus of life

There used to be a great Italian restaurant nearby. The owner was an Irish guy (go figure) who adored All Things Italian. He traveled to Italy often to get ideas and ingredients for his trattoria. When my wife and I … Continue reading

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Job’s job

The story of Job as told in the Hebrew scriptures – also part of the Old Testament canon of the Christian bible – has mystified ministers, theologians, and laymen alike for centuries. What are the odds a knucklehead like me … Continue reading

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Heaven, hope, and co-pays

Heaven. Everyone has an opinion about it: What is it? What’s it like? Who goes there? Is it there at all? Some beliefs are grounded in bizarre supernatural experiences, some in hearsay, and others are the products of lively and … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack of My Life

Music has always played (pun intended) an important part of my life, whether pop tunes to move to or classics to be moved by.  Like anyone around my general age who feels the same, I am a lucky man.  We … 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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