Phil's Blog

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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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Jerry’s Choice

For the pessimist, the glass is not just half-empty, it’s chipped and cracked.  The optimist says, “Today is the first day…

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Imperfect Saint

A boy says goodbye to the mom he loves I asked friends what they loved about their mom. Sadie said:…

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Faith and Science

Approximately 83 percent of the Internet content consists of people steering bicycles into trees, landing parachutes in swimming pools, and…

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Dating Rachael

When my daughter was 15, she hung a Bible verse on her bedroom door. Psalm 56:1: “Have mercy on me…

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The Power of a Laugh

When I was two, I realized I could make people laugh by walking around with my soother stuck in my…

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Slow to Speak

I told my wife Ramona of a study that claims men use about half as many words as women do….