Category Archives: Behavior

Hope in the Struggle

A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole.   Then it seemed to stop … Continue reading

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In Rejection, We Are Loved

Most of the time, people like to hear a sermon and feel refreshed or given an insight or somehow be in a better spiritual place than before the sermon. For Jesus’ first sermon, the good people of Nazareth wanted to … Continue reading

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The Prince of Peace Is Coming

The reaction of French President François Holland after the Paris attacks was to bomb Daesh, what some call ISIS. That got a lot of press. Reports wanted to know what President Obama was going to do. Of course, we were … Continue reading

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Open the Gates for the Marching Saints

The notion of private property is important to modern production. It is certainly important to agriculture. Private property allows a farmer to have certainty that the primary means of production will always be available. The farmer needs to buy seeds. … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Me Out!

If anyone hasn’t heard, the Pope visited the U.S. Pope Francis has gathered the attention of the media for his surprising off-handed remarks. Famously when the Pope was asked about gay people in the church, the Pope responded, “Who am I … Continue reading

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Love Trumps the Law

Some time ago, I spoke before the Placerville California City Council. They were receiving public comment about an ordinance that would define where registered sex offenders could or could not be.   I had recently returned from a conference in … Continue reading

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With the help of Our Savior, Anyone Can be a Savior

Wyoming is a sparsely populated and spectacular state to visit. Every five years we make a pilgrimage to Yellowstone and Grand Teton.   The area attracts many. Many tourists come to gawk, take photos, of which I have many, to … Continue reading

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