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Weekly Letters

Against All Odds

Some of you probably watched yesterday as ESPN aired the Disney movie Miracle in celebration of the 40th anniversary of arguably the greatest upset in sports history: a 4-3 victory in the semi-final medal round in the 1980 Winter Olympic … Continue reading

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Firmly Rooted

We had just arrived in Oregon to spend time with family and take in some basketball games (our son coaches and our grandson is his point guard) and work on the grounds at the Christian school where our son and … Continue reading

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“Mistake Out”

While attending college at Montana State University in Bozeman, I had to take a class in “technical writing.”  All the papers we handed in had to be typewritten and could not contain any misspelled words or typos. Well, this was … Continue reading

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Value of Life

     It is interesting that the third Sunday of January, designated by President Ronald Reagan as “National Sanctity of Human Life Day” should be followed by the third Monday in January which, beginning in 1986, has been set aside to … Continue reading

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No Pieces Left

  When I was working for Hyster Company in Portland, Oregon, I once decided that I could fix a clock we had at home that had failed to work.  I thought, “Hey, I’m an engineer, I can do this!”  Well, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fitness

As we begin a new year and a new decade, many have made renewed commitments to work on their physical fitness through diet and exercise plans. And most likely, some of them have already broken their New Year’s resolutions!  It … Continue reading

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Speechless

Have you ever been speechless? I suppose all of us have at times been unable to express our feelings of sorrow, joy, love confusion, or admiration—times when words just don’t seem adequate.       When the Creator of the universe came … Continue reading

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