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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Bulgarian double wedding (Day 20)

Vidin, Bulgaria. Jerry and I were sick; our colds had gone into bronchitis, with bone-shaking coughs, especially Jerry’s, which kept waking him up at night. In Belgrade, I had suggested we not go on the bus tour but he would … Continue reading

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Speaking of divine music. . .

Mashup: a musical composition created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, by overlaying vocal and/or instrumental tracks. Our pastor’s message Sunday was “Never a Down Day…Reasons to Always Praise God.” He ended with a clip from Louie Giglio’s mashup … Continue reading

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POEM: Jack Views His Own Memorial

C.S. Lewis, 1898 – 1963 “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen; not only because I see it but because by it I see everything else.” After his admirers move on, exclaiming over sarcophagi, after … Continue reading

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“The face-cloth . . . lying in a place by itself”

There is a beautiful story about the face cloth of Jesus circulating on the internet: Why did Jesus fold the linen burial cloth after His resurrection? The Gospel of John (chapter 20, verse 7) tells us that the napkin which … Continue reading

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My sentiment at 70

This was the shirt I intended to order. I enjoy the humor. . But this one expresses my heart so I ordered it instead:

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Jack Views His Own Memorial

In the interests of full disclosure, I also wrote a poem during that hurricane month of writing. On the 50th anniversary of C.S. Lewis’ death, a plaque in his honor was dedicated in Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbey. I got … Continue reading

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Oof!

Jerry and I just completed the final one of five books we have compiled over the past month! Thanks to Storyline’s Productivity Schedule I started my hardest project for each day first thing in the morning and was so motivated … Continue reading

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