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Translation

June 15, 2017

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In a 1970 Monty Python sketch, a book publisher has published a Hungarian-English phrase book for Hungarian tourists visiting Britain.  The publisher has intentionally mistranslated the phrases to wreak havoc.  By way of example, the Hungarian phrase for “Can you direct me to the railway station?” was translated as “Please fondle my buttocks.”  After the […]

When You Love Someone

January 23, 2017

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Among the dangers of writing on topics about which one is passionate is that it is easy to cross the line into a rant.  This one may be as close as I get to doing that. I was driving home from the gym with American Top 40 on the radio playing “When You Love Someone” […]

Love: How Are You Doing With That?

November 24, 2016

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On Sunday, we had a guest preacher at our church.  She is not only a pastor, but also a clinical psychologist and a seminary professor.  The sermon, titled “The Lord Has Done Great Things” was an encouraging message about how in our sorrows and losses are the seeds of future joy.  The scriptural basis was […]

Confabulation

November 16, 2016

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Confabulation, Confabulation, It’s making me late. It’s keeping me waiting. (Okay, that’s not quite what Carly Simon wrote.) About five or six years ago, I quit buying books in print and switched over to an e-reader.  On the whole, I like it a lot better.  I don’t have to deal with the accumulation of books […]

Doing Their Best

November 3, 2016

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At our church, we are in the process of looking for a new senior pastor.  Actually, we have been in the process for a year since our last pastor retired and moved closer to his children and grandchildren.  Fortunately, we still have a strong group of pastors and a world renown consultant as a transition […]

Domestic Violence

September 26, 2016

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Let’s go all the way back to the Fall.  The first thing humans did after they sinned was to start trying to place the blame elsewhere.  It was the woman (her fault) that You put here (God’s fault).  It was the serpent (someone else’s fault). There is a lesson here and you may not like […]

The But Sandwich

September 6, 2016

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You have been served a but sandwich whether you recognized it as such or not.  Whether it is in close relationships or at work, but sandwiches are frequently on the menu, and they seem to get served though no one ever orders them. Let me define this for you.  A but sandwich is a complaint […]