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Seeing With New Clarity

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

I recently got a new pair of glasses. I hadn’t had my prescription for my glasses updated in a few years, so it was about time. As it turned out, my distance vision had improved, while my up-close vision had deteriorated. So I definitely needed some new lenses. These lenses, in addition to being just […]

What Did I Do That Really Mattered?

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

This last Sunday I was able to worship at Irvine Presbyterian Church. As most of you know, I was the Senior Pastor there for sixteen years, from June 1991 through September 2007. This was only the third time I worshiped at Irvine Pres since I left there over a year ago.
It was great to be […]

Hit By a Wave of Nostalgia

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

I expect you’ve probably had an experience like the one that engulfed me last week. It can come from visual cues, though it’s often stimulated by the sound of an old song or a distinctive smell. As I was driving along, minding my own business, I was hit by a wave of nostalgia, a tsunami […]

A Strange View of Hurricane Ike

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Tonight at the football game of Boerne Champion High School, we had a strange view of the outer cloud bands of Hurricane Ike. Boerne, Texas, where is live, is about 200 miles from Houston, safely out of danger from Ike’s gale force winds and heavy rain. What we saw tonight was strangely beautiful . . […]

Amazed . . . and Wondering

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

I just did something I’ve done many times before. It shouldn’t have been a big deal. I expect many of my readers will be unimpressed, and will wonder why I’m so amazed, and why I’m wondering. So let me try to explain.
Yesterday, while at a friend’s house, I heard the soundtrack from the movie Schindler’s […]