Month: August 2020

On the edge of burnout

Do you ever notice yourself saying the same phrase when you are on the edge of burn out? Mine is “why do I have to do everything myself!” Apparently I say it so often it’s becoming a joke around here, and this week I was totally convicted when I heard my five-year-old son repeat the […]

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Blindsided

Hello, Chapel Hill! I have a friend who flew attack bombers for the Navy. He was involved in the very first attack in the Iraq war. He tells of completing his run and then, suddenly, having alarms going off in his cockpit warning of an enemy behind him. He pulled a hard left, look back, […]

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Thy kingdom come…

Hello, Chapel Hill! Most of us who have any kind of religious background are familiar with the Lord’s Prayer. The disciples asked something of Jesus that they never had before…and never would again. They asked, “Lord, teach us…” Now, if you had been a follower of Jesus during the heady opening days of his ministry […]

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Beyond these walls, like we never imagined!

You may not believe it but someday, this COVID stuff will be behind us! It will become part of our lore and, predictably, we will bore our grandchildren to death with stories of how we lived through the Great Quarantine.  There is a lot about COVID that is, obviously, very irritating. I’ll confess, I had […]

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