Posts from November 2021

Posts from November 2021

Sound Words

SOUND WORDS, NOV 21, 2021

A Faithful Witness Have you ever been asked to recount an event which you have observed? Perhaps you have been called on to testify at a trial. In either case there is an expectation that you will truthfully describe the events that you have witnessed. “A faithful witness does not lie, But a false witness will utter lies.” (Proverbs 14:5 NKJV) The Mosaic law forbade false witness. “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” (Exodus 20:16 NKJV) This…
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SOUND WORDS, NOV 14, 2021

Priorities It is now Thursday evening and I have this article to write and a weekly bulletin to publish. Two sermons need to be finished. Welcome slides and readings have yet to be updated in PowerPoint. I still have obligations to my employer. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has presented an unending list of challenges in my son’s purchase and registration of a pickup truck. I promised to help my in-laws Friday night and Saturday. No pressure, right? Ordinarily this would…
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SOUND WORDS, Nov 7, 2021

Work Mondays have become the universal symbol representing dislike for work. Transitioning from a traditional weekend of rest, recreation and worship to focused endeavor can be challenging. “It feels like a Monday” is a common response to the question, “How are you today?” regardless of the weekday on which the question is posed.  While some dread work, many are absorbed in it. Some are so deeply invested in their work that they have no identity outside of their occupation. Others…
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