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Top Three Headshakers Lessons learned from crooks gone wild

I’ve engaged in some ill-advised activities through the years. Chewed tobacco, thinking, this will taste good. Dropped barbells on my…

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Back in the Picture How grace can change a life

When the preacher William Willimon was ten he faithfully attended church membership class each Thursday. On Palm Sunday the bulletin…

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Life and the 3 Little Pigs

I am an extremely young grandpa. I’m still able to outrun and outjump the grandkids. It helps, that they are…

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The great exchange

Here is todays’ Laugh Again Stock Market Report: Helium is way up while paper remains stationary. Pencils have lost a…

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5 secrets of a caregiver

During Covid, it hit me that the raccoon always wears a mask and washes his hands frequently. And, if you…

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Early Celebration Syndrome

I once lived for sports. Whatever could be kicked, rolled, shot, or thrown, it was my sole focus. Sports taught…

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Finding Ezra (Part 2)

One of the most difficult things in life is watching your kids wade through a puddle of broken dreams. Read…

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Chris’s Incredible Journey

Our daughter-in-law was chopping wood on their farm. Her 3-year-old Seth, was watching. When she encountered a stubborn knot, she…

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Finding Ezra

Suddenly we have thirteen grandchildren. Our kids are exhausted. They wander about the house saying, “Why is it that the…

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