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May 26, 2019

Journey with John It’s no secret that I love the great hymns of the church.  I am drawn to the powerful truths of which they sing.  Often, there is a story behind the hymn adding meaning.  In an age of struggle and heartache, these sacred songs minister to hurting,...

May 19, 2019

Journey with John The automobile is a remarkable invention that I appreciate to no end.  Partly, because it’s a mystery as to how the thing works.  Despite my limited knowledge, I DO know that when the needle on the dashboard points to “E” and the orange light comes...

May 12, 2019

Journey with John I begin by offering “a joyous Mother’s Day” to all who have nurtured, taught, and loved children.  What an important day it is – to honor you who have been molding our future with such grace and strength.  I’ve been card shopping for my wife...

May 5, 2019

Journey with John German author, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, wrote back in the late 1700’s, these words: “A human being should hear a little music, read a little poetry and see a fine picture every day of life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense...

April 28, 2019

Journey with John From the moment you enter as a Freshman, you begin to plan for that final day when you leave as a graduate.  How you look forward to that senior year, knowing the end is in sight.  With the assistance of family and friends, you design a celebration...

April 21, 2019

Journey with John In John Masefield’s play, “The Trial of Jesus,” the Centurion in charge of the execution reports to Pilate about the crucifixion of Jesus.  After his official report, Pilate’s wife asks the soldier for details on how the prisoner Jesus died.  Once...