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A man rises up to stand behind the pulpit.  The dark mahogany behind him frames his white face.  He pauses to arrange his notes on the podium and looks up at the congregation.  Voices call out to him.  “Tell the story.  Tell it, preacher!” If ever a truly “white” man existed, it was my father. Continue reading “Witness”

A Day Late

…and a dollar short.  Isn’t that how the saying goes? I usually post on a Thursday. I like Thursdays. I was born on a Thursday. You remember the nursery rhyme? Thursday’s child has far to go…. The line has special meaning for me. I sure enough know I have far to go— But I’m notContinue reading “A Day Late”

Peter steps out

Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and came toward Jesus. But when he noticed the strong wind, he became frightened…. Matthew 14: 28-30 It isn’t that I lack the courage In factContinue reading “Peter steps out”

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