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Listening to God

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Offering Grace Before Eating

I was raised on a farm in Saskatchewan in a religious, Lutheran environment where it was Law One to offer grace before you even dared put any food or drink to your lips at mealtime.   “Why do we have … Continue reading

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Living a Meaningful Life

“Some people die at age 25 but aren’t buried until they’re 75” –Benjamin Franklin If you’re married and have small children, I know you’ve heard them complain, “Dad, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do!” I can understand such feelings and … Continue reading

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A Sunday Chat with Myself—”I feel Deeply Offended!”

“People get addicted to feeling offended all the time because it gives them a high; being self-righteous and morally superior feels good.” —Mark Manson This morning, my mind is on the recent kerfuffle over the removal of the statue of … Continue reading

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Me and Mortimer—Chapter Eleven: “Headaches and Cure”

“Oh … please! Do me a favor and don’t make so much noise making your morning coffee?” That was Mortimer moaning, sitting in his chair and cradlin’ his head in his arms and resting it on his work bench. He … Continue reading

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A Sunday Chat with Myself—”Food Waste”

Love and Food are meant for sharing, not for wasting I’m sorry, but this morning my column is going to be mostly a rant, and it’s going to be about food waste, because I think food waste is getting completely … Continue reading

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Me and Mortimer: Chapter ten—”Mortimer is Back from His Honeymoon!”

Good mornin’! How was your weekend? My wife’s mother came to visit for the weekend, so I took the occasion to go fishing up at Pine Lake, but the mosquitos was really bad up there, so came back a bit … Continue reading

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