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Is the Bible Reliable?

  • Sat, May 23, 2015

When you think of reliable, what product comes to mind?

For me, it’s Timex—the watch that “Takes a licking, but keeps on ticking.”  I go way back to John Cameron Swayze’s world tour of live TV commercials.  He’d put his watch in peril to prove it could tolerate just about any harsh environment.  His watch survived outboard motors, dishwashers, bottlenose dolphin and washing machines to prove your $15 investment would buy you a reliable timepiece.  (BTW—I just realized I’m still wearing a $15 Timex watch!)

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The Paradox

  • Wed, Apr 8, 2015

“This is going to hurt me far more than it will hurt you.”

Ever hear that?  I did.  Of course, I couldn’t fathom that statement was true until I had children of my own.  My Dad used his hand to drive home the lesson.  And then, in some great cosmic circular irony, I found myself uttering the same phrase when junior needed some corporal training.  FWIW, I gave up spanking him early on when he started laughing at my angst and poor application of the lesson.

But at school, it was ...

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“It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This!”

  • Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Ever said that?

I’m sure, in many ways and at many times in your life, that has been true.  Like relaxing at the beach, watching the perfect sunset—a sky painted in deep hues of orange, blue, red and violet—“It doesn’t get any better than this!”  Or you might have uttered that phrase while enjoying a superb meal, savoring every delicious morsel.   

I confess the catchphrase has passed my lips more times than I deserve!  Most recently, it was while playing golf on the most amazing course I’ve ...

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