Monthly Archives: November 2005

Living in the Sandwich Years

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “Sandwich Generation”. It’s a term for those of us in midlife who are sandwiched in-between concerns for aging parents and young adult children all at the same time. In my last blog I spoke of … Continue reading

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Thanks For Giving

A few days ago I visited with my father in Alabama. His name is Ed and he now lives in a nursing home. He has Alzheimer’s disease. Since I live in Wisconsin, my visits with him are few and they … Continue reading

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God, War & Conquest in the Old Testament

This blog is a survey of material found in 1 Chronicles chapters 18-21. To place this material in its proper context, let’s review the nature of the content found in 1st & 2nd Chronicles. The material in Samuel/Kings is much … Continue reading

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From a Mess to A Masterpiece

One of my favorite stories originated from Henri Nouwen, I think. I’ll retell it with my own embellishment. It’s one worth repeating. The story is of a young schoolboy who attended art class on Tuesday evenings at a local studio. … Continue reading

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Thanks, Rosa Parks

Not that Rosa Parks needs another person offering accolades, I, nevertheless find myself affected deeply by this person of courage and conviction. I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama in the 50’s & 60’s. Our local news casts would daily give … Continue reading

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