Memories: Be A Good One

by: Larry Davies | August 28, 2018

A picture of an older woman in a rocking chair holding a child. The caption reads: “One day you’ll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.” Because I’m older and recently retired, I’ve been thinking about memories a lot lately. “One day you’ll be just a memory […]

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Something on the Road

by: Larry Davies | August 24, 2018

I saw what I saw, and I can’t forget it I heard what I heard, and I can’t go back I know what I know, and I can’t deny it Something on the road cut me to the soul                                                    — Sara Groves Do you remember how and when you became the person you […]

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Praying for… Me?

by: Larry Davies | August 17, 2018

Dear God: Please,     Teach me.     Keep me.     Hold me.     Help me. I want to be better than I was yesterday. Amen.                          — From Christian Today I found this prayer to be helpful and use it frequently. But should prayer always be about me? […]

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Church Stories

by: Larry Davies | August 7, 2018

Often the church is referred to as light. Like a moth, I am drawn to the light. Sometimes I fly close to the light and enjoy the warmth. Other times I stray into the dimly lit area and fly my own way. God allows me to dart out into the dark, but I am always […]

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“42” and Remembering Charlottesville

by: Larry Davies | August 3, 2018

“42” is about Jackie Robinson, one of the first African-American Major-League Baseball players. In one scene, the opposing coach was taunting Jackie as he came up to bat. The loud racist remarks were degrading, vicious and cruel. Frustrated, Jackie swung the bat at a bad pitch, hit a fly ball and was easily put out. […]

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