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A Winter Contemplation

As I trudged my way through yet another snow-mangled parking lot, my mind felt as numb as my face buried in a scarf to avoid the biting wind. Cars parked without symmetry, merely plunged into gaps between snow piles, created … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Blacksmith School

Once upon a time the people of Israel had a blacksmith school. The fathers and grandfathers brought their young men to Blacksmith School every day; for they knew the skills of ironwork were vital to the strength of their nation. … Continue reading

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Dishes and Doilies

I recently enjoyed a relaxing evening with friends watching the newly-released movie, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”    While there were many scenes and sayings in the movie that caught my attention, one dialogue in particular has stayed with me since … Continue reading

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