Monthly Archives: November 2015

Made for Another

It happened again last week; this time in Paris.  Senseless acts of terror that left far too many dead, and created within the rest of us a myriad of emotions.  Heartbreak, helplessness, anger, compassion for the victims, and perhaps hatred … Continue reading

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Choices

“Why choose when you can have it all?” That was the question posed by the ad in my email recently.  If I’m honest, there is a certain appeal to the question.  After all, who wants to be denied things they … Continue reading

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Miserable Scrooge

While it was only early November, my older daughter wanted to watch a version of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. Not very far into it, I found myself shaking my head at many of Scrooge’s thoughtless antics. At one point I … Continue reading

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Small, Yet Important

I was sitting on a beach a very long way from home. As I looked out, my primary thought was not about the amazing beauty in front of me, but of my incredible smallness in contrast to the ocean. While … Continue reading

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Divided Heart

Of all my clinical rotations in pharmacy school, it was my time in cardiology that I enjoyed the most. I simply love everything about the heart. I am fascinated by the musculature and the electrical circuits that cause it all … Continue reading

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Royal Replay

If you didn’t follow closely, you may have thought it was easy. Our hometown KC Royals won the 2015 World Series with what looked to be a lopsided, 4 games to 1 series victory over the NY Mets. What that … Continue reading

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Salute

I’ve always found it interesting to go back and learn the meaning behind the National holidays. Although my own father was in the military, I sadly never understood the true meaning or history of Veterans Day. Only recently did I … Continue reading

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Counted or Cared For?

I’ve been guilty of it too. In one of the lesser-studied events in King David’s life, he decided to take a census of his kingdom. Sometimes God asked his leaders to do so, however, that was not the situation in … Continue reading

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Fleeing and Chasing

We’ve written about before, but I believe it bears repeating. When God asks us to avoid one thing, He generally has a better alternative in mind for us. Such is the case in 1 Timothy 6. In verses 6 – … Continue reading

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A Tree of Life

“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness or abilities that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or … Continue reading

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