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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 330 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Smart Marriages 2009

This year’s Smart Marriages Conference (www.smartmarriages.com) was in Orlando, Florida at the Shingle Creek Resort. To save on costs, we traded our Marriott timeshares for two weeks in Orlando as the timeshare dates and the conference dates didn’t quite lineup. … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry

Tonight (7/7/09) I heard Dr. Gary Chapman speak at the first banquet at this year’s Smart Marriages Conference in Orlando. His latest book (until August) is The Five Languages of Apology. When he began the research with the originator of … Continue reading

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The Desert and Humanity

I begin my sabbatical in the desert. The Colorado Desert at Palm Desert to be specific. I am definitely not like the desert fathers. I am staying at a Marriott timeshare. Though I miss being home and with Suzie, there … Continue reading

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Lent 2009

Learn to savor how good the Lord is; happy are those who take refuge in him. (Psalm 38:4, NAB) We are now in the season of Lent. Many people stop a behavior during Lent as a spiritual discipline. Lent is … Continue reading

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U.S. Health Care is Broke

A number of years ago I wrote about our broke health care system. Since then, I continue to be amazed at people making comments about how we live in a country with the best health care in the world. I’m … Continue reading

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Valentine’s and Love

We Americans observe an unofficial holiday called Valentine’s Day. It is a day for gift giving to a special someone in your life. This day is named after St. Valentine. But St. Valentine has never been recognized by the Episcopal … Continue reading

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