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JESUS AND THE CENTURION

JESUS AND THE CENTURION Matthew tells the story of Jesus’ encounter with the Roman Centurion and he walked away amazed by his faith. How differently might his conversation been if he had operated with America’s Pentagon directives about its warriors? … Continue reading

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DOC’S BIBLICAL, POLITICAL, ‘GOOD SAMARITAN’ ADVENTURE

DOC’S BIBLICAL, POLITICAL ‘GOOD SMARITAN’ ADVENTURE   Pilgrims, Nancy (name for my mule) and I was traipsing up a steep hill out on a nearby dirt road when I heard cries for help. I thought it was odd because I … Continue reading

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5 TO 4 AND THE LILLY PAD

5 TO 4 AND THE LILLY PAD I recently saw a T.V. ad promoting a new season of Scared Straight: this is where wannabe juvenile gangbangers are taken to the ‘Big-house’ prison nearest to where they live and the inmates … Continue reading

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THE COMMITMENT

THE COMMITMENT   The barber I go to is a ‘far-cry’ from the others I have had in my life. I remember the first time I had a shave and a hair-cut, after moving to Florida in 1972, by a … Continue reading

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A FATHER’S KISS

A FATHER’S KISS   It has been thirty-three years since my Pop died. Different daily events often trigger reminisces of the phone call that signified my father had passed on to the other side of Jordan, and the emotional pain … Continue reading

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CRACKED FOUNDATION

CRACKED FOUNDATON   It seems odd that a minister that provided Biblical Counseling for four decades for troubled marriages, families, and complete strangers that blew into my life, unexpectedly, endured internal family strife that seemingly hasn’t an end (not my … Continue reading

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RESPECT SATAN

RESPECT SATAN The teenage girl came out of the bathroom with a big smile on her face. Blood streamed down from both arms from the sharp end of shower curtain rod that she had used to ‘cut’ herself, once again. … Continue reading

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A NEW APPRECIATION FOR GOD

A NEW APPRECIATION FOR GOD It has been said: confession is good for the soul. I need to confess. After many years of wrangling, excuses, denial, and being obtuse about my need to get Hearing Aids, I finally admitted I … Continue reading

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OH BABYLON! HOW FAR YOU HAVE FALLEN (MOTHER’S DAY)

OH BABYLON! HOW FAR YOU’VE FALLEN (MOTHER’S DAY) It seems nearly every day I wake up I pinch myself to make sure I’m not some ‘Alien’ from a distant planet. “Beam me up,” is my first thought when I’m forced … Continue reading

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YO! PREACHER!

YO! PREACHER! Few of the Pilgrims actually comment on my blog; or contact me. One of my Pilgrims recently sent a message and told me how much she appreciated a particular post. I told her my blog had grown to … Continue reading

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