Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bruce Cockburn – love in a broken world

“Like a rock on the surface of a still river, causing ripples that go on forever, redemption rips through the surface of time in the cry of a tiny babe…”(Bruce Cockburn, “Cry of a Tiny Babe”) The Incarnation reveals the … Continue reading

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Hippie in disguise

I always knew that, at heart, underneath that cowboy hat, beneath that suit and tie, Dad is a hippie in disguise! As a chemistry professor, he kept a peace sign on his office door. He signs his emails “Peace.” As … Continue reading

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The Animal School

The animals got together in the forest one day and decided to start a school. There was a rabbit, a bird, a squirrel, a fish and an eel, and they formed a Board of Education. The rabbit insisted that running … Continue reading

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Devotional conversation-starter

Wanting a brief devotional? Over the last several years I have regularly followed Speaking of Life, by Joseph Tkach. Speaking of Life is a weekly video podcast by Grace Communion International. I’ve mentioned Tkach before as part of GCI’s You’re … Continue reading

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My inner cowboy

I’m so glad to return to this blog, which has seen light posting during a winter and spring of eye problems which included three surgeries, the most recent one last week. One week ago today I realized that it’s time … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Hannah!

Candace and I today are sharing in the joy of Hannah’s graduation! After completing her last, exhausting final exam only just this morning, OU will tonight recognize this milestone of her journey by bestowing a Bachelor of Arts in Creative … Continue reading

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