election thoughts 2008

the DNC (democratic national convention) has finished in denver, with the RNC (republican national convention) taking place this week in minneapolis-st. paul.last weekend Obama picked senator Joe Biden of Delaware as his vice presidential running mate; and last...

confessions of an undisciplined writer

i’ve been slacking in my discipline to write on this blog.  i’m sorry and hope to make it up this weekend. which of course may be the time my readers are least able come to the site b/c of 3 day weekend plans.  oh, well you’ll have plenty to enjoy...

throwing away Bibles

tattered biblehave you ever thrown away a Bible? i have. what do you do with old Bibles?there’s been various times in my life that we’ll be moving, or cleaning out a bookshelf, or i just got a new Bible and that question comes to mind. “what do i do...

Emmanuel and Jessika Perez

yesterday (saturday 8.16.08) i had the privilege of participating in the beautiful wedding of Jessika Babcock and Emmanuel Perez. (aren’t they a cute couple!)this was the second wedding that i’ve had a part in conducting – the first was my...

so now who’s the weirdo

i’m sure there’s been times that you’ve looked at someone else and described them as weird, off the wall,a few fries short of a happy meal, etc. but have you ever considered that others might be saying the same thing about you? have you ever stopped...