Category Archives: Christianity

Two Takes on MLK Day

While sitting in a cafeteria in Oklahoma, on MLK Day a  couple of years ago, I overheard a conversation between an elderly couple sitting at a nearby table and their middle-aged waitress. The woman at the table said to the … Continue reading

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Tribute to an Old Friend

Every now and then, I look at this picture. It was taken in 1969 during my senior prom. It was supposed to be of my date and me – one for the ages, one of those stunning photos that you … Continue reading

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Green Rosary Beads

Beach sand and green rosary beads… They’ll always remind me of the summer of 1961. It was the year my brother, Steve, and I spent two weeks at Cedar Crest, a summer camp run by Catholic seminarians, in Green Harbor, … Continue reading

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Pathfinding

He was a goalball guru and once told me there was a reason for his world without sight. He also taught me about the importance of finding a path. Sebastian was about eighteen when I first met him more than a decade … Continue reading

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March Madness: The Bump That Makes Her Stand Tall

“I’ll probably read Luke, Chapter Eight, before I see the doctor,” Emma told me a few weeks ago before she went in for lung cancer testing. “Hey, if my number’s up, it’s up. I’ve learned not to worry about things … Continue reading

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For Sale

Not really… And they’re all over Oklahoma right now. Anybody know what kind of tree it is? (click on photo for clearer image)

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Tomorrow’s Cheese

I recently saw this sign outside the First Baptist of Okay, a church in the tiny town of Okay, Oklahoma. This one took me back to when I was struggling to find words for a book I was writing two … Continue reading

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