Monthly Archives: August 2016

Run The Dang Ball, Burt!

One of our family’s favorite movies is “The Blind Side.” As you know this is the one about the rich white family takes in and adopts the homeless black young man. Seventeen year old Michael Oher, an extremely large, physically imposing … Continue reading

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Angel & Soccer Star

Shirley posted these two pictures several years ago as throw back pictures on Facebook and they popped up as a memory on Facebook the other day. I remember these pictures from a long time ago. I think this was one … Continue reading

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“How Could God Allow Such a Thing?”

O Lord, how long will You look on? … Psalms 35:17a Recently, a friend related to me an incident where a man lost his entire family in a fire accident. She told me how inconsolable the man had been, how he … Continue reading

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Breaks My Heart

I have been captured by the picture of this little boy and cannot get this image – and all that it could mean – out of my mind. It is so haunting… so inhumane, so descriptive of the capacity we have in … Continue reading

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What A Special Time

I must admit that I approached the Olympics this year with some skepticism and low expectations. After all, I had seen the reports of the filthy ocean we were warned to to swim in or open our mouths. They were … Continue reading

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