Monthly Archives: April 2006

old friends…

Words & music by paul simon Old friends, Old friends Sat on their park bench Like bookends. A newspaper blown though the grass Falls on the round toes Of the high shoes Of the old friends. Old friends, Winter companions, … Continue reading

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i know that my redeemer lives

A hymn written in 1757 by Samuel Medley, we sang it together yesterday – but only four verses. Here are all eight. I know that my Redeemer lives; What comfort this sweet sentence gives! He lives, He lives, who once … Continue reading

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Christ is risen!

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in the morning

The best things happen in the morning When the sun comes up and life seems new Again, it’s hit me without warning Offering quiet, good things to do Or wish I’d done, because by now It’s afternoon, and moving on … Continue reading

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it just didn’t click

I might save a whole minute a year by waiting until I’m driving down the street to fasten my seatbelt. This morning on my way to the dentist I heard no “click” as I attempted to buckle up. No time … Continue reading

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old friends

Okay, long-time friends. Maybe you’ve known people who stayed near their roots most of their lives and kept close contact with good friends. And maybe you’ve envied that…like I have. Much of my life had a vagabond quality…living here and … Continue reading

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do you know what we’re doin’ here?

One of my favorite stories came to mind today.  A few years back I was looking for a friend on a church campus being carved out of the desert near Richland, WA.  Heading to where someone said he was working, … Continue reading

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