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Pastor’s Blog

12
Sep

Our Screen

When my youngest daughter, Madison, was in preschool, some fifteen years ago, we had the screen on our lanai cage replaced.  For those of you who don’t know what a […]

05
Sep

The Pact

I, in no way, am totally recovered, but I am well on my way.  I have to be careful that I don’t forget that I am immune compromised and that […]

22
Aug

Beginning Again

When I was a senior in high school I took a creative writing class.  I thought that it would simply be an easy A, but it turned out to be […]

13
Aug

The Wilderness

There is a time, after a thunder storm, when it isn’t nice enough to make outdoor plans, but it is nice enough to venture outside and smell the clean, fresh […]

07
Aug

A New Normal

A man can very easily become institutionalized.  After close to two months of living at Tampa General Hospital, I experienced this reality.  My normal was that someone was assigned to […]

02
Aug

A Profound Question

Transport showed up to the room, I loaded my month and a half in the hospital up and off we went.  This was the first time that I was leaving […]

26
Jul

Relationship is the Key

“As I hung up the phone it occurred to me, he grown up just like me.  My boy was just like me.”  (“Cats in the Cradle” by Harry Chapin)  How […]

20
Jul

They Died A Hero

Even though I had come to a place of peace with the fact that I was going to have a heart transplant.  I still had one nagging thought that kept […]

16
Jul

Embracing My Being

I was the same guy that I had always been with one big exception.  I was a follower of Jesus, a husband, a father, a friend, a son, a brother, […]

13
Jul

A Broken Man

This is one of those scenes in a movie that, if you look away, you miss the print on the bottom of the screen that announces “Two months earlier” and […]

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