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The Heavy Soul

Greetings! Over nine years, Ray Romano, star of the sitcom, “Everybody Loves Raymond”, rose from struggling comedian to one of the highest-paid actors on television. After the taping of the…

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The Restless Soul

Somewhere I read that as many as 10 percent of Americans, some 30 million people, suffer from some form of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). Its many causes include chronic diseases,…

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How is it with your soul?

Many people believe that John Wesley started a church. But that is not exactly true. Instead of starting a church, John Wesley, along with others began a movement. At the…

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God’s Silence

It is a place I don’t like being, but I find myself there often. It is a lonely place; it is a scary place. Maybe you have been in that…

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Well, he was like Tuck!

Greetings! I read a story about a young man who died in a tragic motorcycle accident. His mother made an unusual decision. She arranged for the wrecked Harley Davidson bike…

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You Can’t Go It Alone

In a sermon, I shared that I was struggling with the father-of-the-groom rehearsal dinner toast. A number of you have asked about the toast, so here is an excerpt for you…

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Falls Hurt

I had not been on my bike for quite a few weeks, so I was looking forward to a good ride on Saturday morning. Maybe it is the feeling of…

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Fourth of July 2019

When my grandfather was about 12 years old, he left his family in Italy and sailed around the world. I remember sitting on his knee and hearing stories, in very broken English,…

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Farewell

The opening line of the last book of the Torah gives us a clue as to why this book is called Deuteronomy. In Greek, Deuteronomy literally translates “second law.” But…

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The Antidote

In 2006, the results of a study conducted by San Francisco’s Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic created lots of conversations and even more jokes at the expense of women everywhere….