Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 16: what matters

I am often asked to write letters of recommendation. It may be for someone seeking acceptance to a college. Sometimes it is a potential employer. I have even written letters on behalf of a person being considered for an award. … Continue reading

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November 14: not without effect

I love watching the sun rise. I will not forget this one that Amanda captured when we were traveling in Kenya. A sunrise changes everything. The light gives us the ability to see what we could not see previously, but … Continue reading

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November 9: influence

I am reminded by today’s reading from 1 Corinthians of our concern when our children were younger with whom they were associating. We wanted to get to know their friends. We wanted to know who they were spending time with. … Continue reading

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November 7: the only thing that counts

Reading from the book of Galatians on the morning after 115 million Americans went to the polls, this is the verse that caught my attention: “The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.” (Galatians 5:6b) Paul was … Continue reading

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November 1: I’ve never seen anything like this

Early this morning, I was watching an online news report of the damage along the New Jersey coast as a result of Hurricane Sandy. In the way the report was edited, every person in the story began with the same … Continue reading

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