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Funner

Exhibit One: Once while spending the weekend at my college roommate’s home, we worshipped at his Nazarene Church.  Small, sincere,…
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The Book Thief

   Our fascination with the Holocaust seems unending, in part because nothing in the world's recent past offers us such…
November 29, 2013
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Viva La Vida

It has been a full and demanding week for me. I was at my office until 9 PM and was…
November 27, 2013
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Seeing People

During this Thanksgiving Day week here in the United States, I am reminded of an anecdote I ran across some…
November 26, 2013
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Never Enough

This fading picture is of my mother and her three sons, from about 1966.  It was in the boxes of…
November 25, 2013
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JFK

Everyone 55 or older remembers it—remembers where they were when they heard that President Kennedy had been shot. That the…
November 23, 2013