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How are you?

A while back a friend inquired, “Has anyone asked you any stupid questions?”

After the conversation, I was still left lingering on the thought.  In general people make statements and ask questions which may come across as… 473 more words



No one has probably ever heard of Oberotterbach since it’s one of those lesser (or least) known places in Germany.  It’s a small village found in Südlich Weinstraße (South Wine Road) 5 minutes from the French border.   462 more words


Cubao Adventure: Art in Island and Bellini's

It’s been a while since I last updated my blog. I have been busy with school where I had my hardest semester to date, and I was also very busy with my preparation for my Junior Term Abroad. 443 more words


A Time to Turn

A Sermon for 2nd Sunday after Christmas

Jeremiah 31:7-14, Psalm 84, Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a, Luke 2:41-52

All parents know the stealth of children, not when one day there are such a cute 2-year-old and next thing we know an admirable adult. 1,348 more words

Would It Help?

I think there are two kinds of blog writers—those who can pump out pieces several times a week and those who post more sporadically. I certainly fall into the later category, especially as of late. 647 more words

The Christian Life

A New Year Starts, or my word from the Lord

So much of life is centered around a calendar:


And here I’ve blown it again. Faithful reader, faithful teacher … so few blog entries have come your way since the school year started. 799 more words


October Shorts

Ever since I stumbled upon the “short” format for a blog post, I have been hooked—especially during this busy fall season when blog writing takes a back seat. 745 more words