Monthly Archives: July 2019

I Ate Two Hamburgers, ok?

I was snagging lunch with a fellow pastor at the jazzy and swanky Union in downtown Kalamazoo.  He and I meet a few times a year for food and fellowship, always at The Union, and always on Tuesday, because that’s the … Continue reading

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Stormy Days in Ann Arbor

Twenty five later, and I can still go back on rainy days A grey canopy of sky, a consistent sprinkle, squeaky windshield wipers I’m driving in Kalamazoo but my mind is on State Street and University Avenue It’s 1994 Hundreds … Continue reading

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Just One Verse — Luke 11:1

One day Jesus was praying in a certain place.  When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teaches us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”   – Luke 11:1 Everything Jesus does is on purpose.  Throughout … Continue reading

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USPS Email, Printed Newspapers, CodgerTalk™

Did you know that the United States Postal Service (USPS) can email you images of what pieces of mail you’ll get later in the day?  Every morning, ’round 8 or so, I get a message from my friendly Postmaster that … Continue reading

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Follow Her Lead

History has been made in the Free Methodist Church as we have finally elected our first female bishop ever.  A whole new board of three bishops (also counted as a roster of bishops, a basket of bishops, and a battery … Continue reading

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Bounce House!

Our first turns 15 today.  When she turned 13, I was shocked to suddenly become the parent of a teenager.  Several years later and I’m all in as the dad of a teen.  Lexi is, of course, a different kind … Continue reading

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Outside Outlet

Today has been consumed by the quick job of installing an electric outlet.  New work, outside.  20A.  120VAC. A job like this will usually take about an hour, maybe two if you hit a snag. If you hit several snags, … Continue reading

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