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Coronavirus Diaries: Barn Burning

My family tried unsuccessfully to head outside in the dark and see the International Space Station. Other folks on my social media feed had caught sight of the station as it orbits, but unfortunately, our family was unsuccessful on three … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diaries: No Superheroes

Fifteen years ago, Christian Bale’s Bruce Wayne battled a megalomaniac Ra’s al Ghul who wanted to rule the world and exterminate the population of Gotham City because of their raging evil. But of course, Wayne is also Batman – and … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diaries: STOP

Have you ever rolled a stop sign? Or heard someone say that stop signs with the white border around them are “just suggestions”? Somehow, when we drive, we can become so focused on where we need to get to that … Continue reading

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The Coronavirus Diaries: The Manna Moments

Not every reflection that’s come to mind has been happy go lucky. Some of them flat out … stink. Have you ever smelled – or tasted – something that has gotten spoiled, kept post-date? Parents have, for sure, experiencing that … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diaries: The Great Whiffle Ball Miracle

A little over a decade ago, I was directed to attend Licensing School, a necessary step toward serving a church in the United Methodist Church. Having survived a seminary degree and several additional courses that the Virginia Conference tacked on … Continue reading

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What if All the Kids Had Coats? 4.0

Five years ago, a young girl came into our church, followed by her brothers. All of them were shivering, because like the last few days, central Virginia was experiencing a cold snap. [We all know it’s warmer now, but we … Continue reading

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Skittles on Mars

In the year 2123, with the Earth facing overpopulation, Mars Inc. agreed to fund an expedition to colonize … Mars, with the stipulation that in all future establishments, Skittles would be prominently displayed for all to eat. Over time, it … Continue reading

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