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Late last evening, following the completion of a tiring “garage project” I relaxed with some cheese and crackers, and an episode of the retro series, Gunsmoke. This particular episode featured a family working its way toward California. There was no mother; just a nasty, selfish, hard father with his two cowering sons and terrified daughter.…

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“Holy non-sequiturs, Batman!” exclaimed Robin. Burt Ward (Robin) proclaimed holiness over more tangible items and bizarre circumstances than my feeble mind can dream up or imagine, addressing targets ranging from “Holy Agility” to “Holy Zoro.” Wikipedia notes 368 “Holy ___ ” exclamations made by Ward over the three seasons the original Batman series ran (1966-1968).…

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The following is an article I wrote and submitted to Christianity Today & Relevant magazines. Both declined to publish it, so I decided to just put it here. Enjoy. —————————————————— Vin Diesel has a new movie out. My level of interest in the movie is so low that I cannot recall its title or story…

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From Chapter Seventeen of Finding Faith in Slow Motion: “It was nighttime and Jesus was eating with His disciples when a Canaanite woman came to Him, pleading for her daughter. Just like Jairus, the synagogue ruler who pleaded for his daughter, this woman was pleading for her daughter. To begin, recognize that this woman should not…

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Having secured my cache of pharmaceuticals from Rite Aid, I pulled up to the Guide Meridian looking carefully to my left to see what, if anything, was coming from that direction. The Guide Meridian, widened from two lanes to four for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC, is inarguably the busiest arterial in Whatcom…

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