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The Pastor’s Piece – September 24, 2023
A few years ago, I’d say about 30 to be exact, there was a little white church out in the middle of nowhere in the country that was in trouble.
The Pastor’s Piece – September 17, 2023
There is no mystery in day-to-day life quite as exhilarating as the ordinary mailbox. Every day the possibility of something new arrives when the mailman stops at the end of the driveway and drops off the mail.
The Pastor’s Piece – September 3, 2023
School is back in session for the most part. Which makes me think of my own school days in the public school. I was smart enough to skip a grade right off the bat – kindergarten.
The Pastor’s Piece – August 27,2023
As I sit at my keyboard pounding out the words going into this column, we are in the middle of a heat wave. It’s hot outside. But here in my basement office, it’s cool. Almost too cool. But as you read this, the heat wave has passed and it’s actually very nice outside.
The Pastor’s Piece – August 20, 2023
I found the above bit of poetry hanging on the wall of a local business. No credit as to who the author is, but it’s an amazing statement.
The Pastor’s Piece – August 13, 2023
We have a kill-deer that built a nest right on the edge of our driveway, about a foot in from where the gravel meets the grass.
The Pastor’s Piece – August 6, 2023
It seems time goes a little faster now than it used to. Back in my youth it seemed like once summer was upon us, it had no end. We would work and play for sunny days on end. I don’t ever remember keeping track of the days. Summer was endless.
The Pastor’s Piece – July 30, 2023
A guy spots a sign outside a house that reads, “Talking Dog for Sale.” Intrigued, he walks in.
“So, what have you done with your life?” he asks the dog.
“I’ve led a very full life,” says the dog. “I lived in the Alps rescuing avalanche victims. Then I served my country in Iraq. And now, I spend my days reading at a retirement home.”