Category Archives: God’s Mercy

Dialogue not a Debate

I played basketball at the park today for about an hour with a couple of guys in their early twenties. When we finished playing we talked for about 45 minutes. We started off talking about struggles and victories in basketball … Continue reading

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Cast Your Cares on Him

Over the years I have been blessed to visit with and listen to people in nursing homes, hospital rooms, and even parking lots. And it has been a gift to see the healing that begins as people unpack some of … Continue reading

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Best Substitute Ever

I got suckered into playing “monkey in the middle” with the granddaughters and one of their friends. Turns out that Papaw is almost always the monkey in the middle. I think it is part of the job description that falls … Continue reading

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Make the Call

A couple of weeks ago I had to get a new phone. Unfortunately as a result I lost all the phone numbers of friends and family members that I had collected over the years. I am slowly rebuilding them. If … Continue reading

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How Do People Know You? What’s Your Nickname?

The granddaughters came over today and I asked them what they have been doing for spring break. Avery ran through a list of typical activities that you would expect a 6 year old and her 4 year old sister to … Continue reading

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I Confess

I confess…I burned the sausage.  And not just a little, I burned it real good – or real bad depending on how you look at it.  The grandkids were over and I got suckered into a couple of games of … Continue reading

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