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Free marketers love competition…but in some areas don’t want to compete

After reading a history of the Depression, from a more centrist POV, it struck me how the free-market businessman, so concerned about government encroachment, didn’t seem up to competing with the gov and beating them at serving the needs of consumers and … Continue reading

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I’m tired of…

I’m grateful for the local church family that God has placed me in, and I believe God is using us together in some way despite our shortcomings. But there are times I feel an overwhelming sense of exasperation and disillusionment … Continue reading

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Aaron Zook – At Rest in God’s Country

More than a week ago my uncle Aaron, the oldest in his family, went home to heaven May 31, 2013, after an extended illness. His family and friends gathered in Ohio June 3 to remember him and to lay his … Continue reading

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Be normal – but with a dash of bold love

The other morning whilst driving to work, NPR provided a thought provoking chunk of spiritual food. A writer whose religion or lack thereof was not revealed, described some  anecdotes that could be found in his latest book. These stories consisted … Continue reading

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Accepting Mystery

We american evangelicals, with our rationalist, Enlightenment roots like to have answers to the big questions of life. We especially like the thought that we might have better answers and more answers than everyone else. It makes us feel special. … Continue reading

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Plunking the keyboard again…

It’s been months since I posted here and it’s not from a lack of desire. Time is just more limited these days. Two key things have occupied me more than ever before, family and work (Paul B Zimmerman Inc). But I … Continue reading

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Take the low road

Humility and surrender are two of the most difficult ways to follow Jesus that I encounter daily.  The dark side in me resists these unnatural actions, but I was reminded recently that Jesus is the ultimate example, and that He … Continue reading

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