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Words Create Worlds

This morning I had a wonderful idea for a blog. It was about the power or words. I was going to talk about Hillary Clinton’s criticism of Barack Obama, saying he offers speeches while she offers “solutions”. The blog wasn’t going to be political, or try to influence anyone’s vote or reveal my politics — […]

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Was anyone as astonished as I was to see Roger Clemens throw his wife under the bus yesterday? Roger said that his wife, Debbie, not him, took HGH. So the HGH user in the house was Debbie, not Roger. Not only that, but his best friend, Andy Petitte took HGH, but not Roger. Another teammate, […]

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Writing to Change the World

From Mary Pipher’s Writing to Change the World: “Jesus exemplifies our confused attitudes about radicals. To the entrenched, greedy powers of His time, He was a real troublemaker. He was a pacifist who disdained the wealthy and religious hypocrites, and He befriended prostitutes and beggars. Yet for two thousand years, He has been revered. Still, […]

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Happy Birthday, Boo!

My youngest daughter, Katharine (who at home is just called “Boo”), turns one-year old today. Malia’s first year seemed to take forever, Katharine’s moved lightening fast! It’s amazing how different our girls are. Malia is an investigator. She’ll get interested in something and want to know everything about it. Katharine is an explorer. She likes […]

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One of the things I try hard to do, and often fail at, isĀ  to be gracious. I think it’s important to steadily treat people with the grace that God gives me. If you’re wondering why it’s important to be gracious, just check out Tiki Barber’s interview with Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning at MSNBC.com. […]

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