Posted on Mar 01, 2024

On Wisconsin, plunge right through that line!

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Friday, March 1, 2024 Friday of the second week of Lent (click here to listen to or read today’s scriptures) On Wisconsin, plunge right through that line! For just a few days I’ll be heading out to the old country. Madison and Poynette, Lake Wisconsin and Devil’s Head, Milwaukee, Racine and Valparaiso. Old haunts...

Posted on Feb 28, 2024

Truth wins out

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (click here to listen to or read today’s scriptures) Truth wins out Every day another iteration of my “common” cold whacks me in the head. A little fever, a little sneezing, a little folding of the hands to rest. Yesterday as evening approached my nose refused to stop running. The...

Posted on Feb 27, 2024

Corned beef hash at the Whistle Stop Cafe

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024 (click here to listen to or read today’s scriptures)  Corned beef hash at the Whistle Stop Cafe Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord. Though your sins be as scarlet, they will become white as snow, though they are red as crimson, they will be as wool. My...

Posted on Feb 26, 2024

It is God who draws your forehead to the ground

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Monday, February 26, 2024 (click here to listen to or read today’s scriptures) It is God who draws your forehead to the ground Be merciful, as your heavenly father is merciful. As the sun sets, the dusk darkens and it seems very quiet here around me. I can hear my ears ringing. A helicopter...

Posted on Feb 25, 2024

It’s a warm day in the neighborhood

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Second Sunday of Lent, February 25, 2024 (click here to listen to or read today’s scriptures)  It’s a warm day in the neighborhood Well, today maybe, but yesterday in Illinois there was a heavy frost. I was still wearing my Austin shorts, and my knees started knocking. I came early to watch part of...

Posted on Feb 23, 2024

Back to Illinois again

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Friday, February 23, 2024 (click here to listen to or read today’s scriptures) Back to Illinois again Today and tomorrow I’ll be on the road, heading for our grandson Jack’s Scholastic Bowl tournament tomorrow, an Illini game with my friend Chris and his son Ben, and several weddings at Danville Correctional Center. Here’s a...

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