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On Being John’s Partners

John introduces himself not only as a brother, but as a partner. A companion of common experience. A fellow participant. Surely, as he wrote, he was thinking of those not on the island who were experiencing some of the same … Continue reading

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Lest We Drift Away

I write myself more notes these days. Write more things down on a piece of paper and then leave that piece of paper in a conspicuous place. How come? Because things slip my mind. There one moment and then, poof, … Continue reading

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A Chilling Epitaph

I read the words and what immediately came to mind was, “What a horrible epitaph.” I don’t think much of what might end up written in memory of me. Not really motivated by leaving a legacy. More concerned with just … Continue reading

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Qualified

I may not be perfect, but I am sufficient. Might have a long way to go, but I have all the power I need. The bar might be set pretty high, but I’ve already cleared it. The inheritance might be … Continue reading

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It Could Happen To Me

Honestly, I read the words on the page and it strikes a certain fear in me. If it could happen to him, why couldn’t it happen to me? It’s not like the pressures of getting by day-to-day were causing him … Continue reading

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A Well-Known Friend

Sometimes it’s stumbling upon something “new” or something I hadn’t really thought of before that serves up something to chew on. A phrase that catches my attention, a word picture that I’d never really considered before, or just some unexpected … Continue reading

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“One Thing” People

Mary was one. While there was a ton of stuff to do to get things ready for hosting Jesus & Company at her and her sister’s place, she sat at the Savior’s feet. Martha was anxious and troubled about many … Continue reading

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