Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2012’

  • Romantic “Glen-Ella Springs!”

    Recently, Sandy and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary.  Each year, we have made it a tradition to go spend a night at a Ritz Carlton Hotel to commemorate the occasion.  The experiences there are always fabulous.  But this year we decided to try something …

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  • Make Us Oaks!

    Several years ago, I was walking in the woods one day.  As I strode along, my eyes were mostly on the path, deep in thought, and looking out for tree roots that I didn’t want to trip over.
    At a curve in the path, I happened …

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  • What If?

    I have a very good friend named Dan Reiland.  He is the Executive Pastor of the church I go to, 12 Stone.  I started going there back in 1996.  At that time, there were about 350 people who regularly attended.  Now, there are close to …

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  • Creating Moments

    Saturday was the last night of the Gainesville Summer Community Theatre’s play, “Hello Dolly.”
    We had been rehearsing for over two months and had already completed three presentations.  Many new friendships had been born.  That night would be the last time the cast worked together or …

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  • Island Days

    During a conversation I was having with a friend recently, he said that on some days at work, he feels like he’s all by himself—like he’s on an island.
    It reminded me of something that I experienced lately that may help you.
    As some of you know, …

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