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May 22, 2019

Now that you’re retired and have more time on your hands, you may be uncertain what to do with all those extra hours. Perhaps you’re excited to pick up an old activity that you had to set aside for work or family, or you could be looking to explore a new hobby.

Either w...

March 29, 2019

Are you aware of the leading threat to senior safety? If you guessed anything other than falls, you may be in for a surprise. Fall-related injuries are always at the top of the list for common hazards to senior health and well-being. So how can you prevent falls from a...

March 24, 2017

I am half-German and half Scotch-Irish- but I don’t say that to express any particular ethnic pride. Most people of my skin tone don’t really think much about their race. The German side kind of prefers staying under the radar since a certain election in the 1930’s. No...

February 21, 2017

Since I’m old now (at least, the server at Denny’s must have thought so, because she gave me the Seniors discount), I have decided to start doing the things older people are supposed to do.

No, I’m not yelling at kids to get out of my yard. I’ve been doing that since I...

January 26, 2017

Two books in the Old Testament, Ezra and Nehemiah, are about rebuilding a city from bottom to top.

When Ezra returned to Jerusalem from Persia, he found a city with no spiritual center. Jerusalem was basically a pile of rubble. Wild animals wandered the streets freely....

January 6, 2017

My daughter has a little ceramic Mickey and Minnie calendar set in her kitchen window. Here’s what it said this morning: “Only 354 days till Christmas.” My wife and mother always put up their Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving and take them down on January 2. M...

December 9, 2016

God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are, so that no one may boas...

November 23, 2016

I get up in the middle of the night to thank you;

your decisions are so right, so true—I can’t wait till morning!

- Psalm 119:62, The Message

I'm very thankful for the opportunities God has given me to show his love through Habitat for Humanity Fresno County's ministry. W...

October 21, 2016

There’s a commercial on the radio that asks, “Do you have a family member who can no longer be left alone?”My answer is always the same: “Yes. Me.”

The number of scrapes and bruises I accumulate over the course of a day is truly astounding. My wife is always asking, “Wh...

October 14, 2016

In the old CBS series, The Equalizer, the show’s protagonist, Robert McCall spoke of his father like this: “The strongest man I ever knew had an iron will and a broken heart.”

Most people think that holding people accountable for their actions, i.e., having a universal...

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