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This is getting old. Immunosuppression sucks

Back in 2011, I said this blog would reflect my transplant journey and would be honest. I like to try to keep things positive but … I am sick again. No, not liver stuff. It’s just regular stuff. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Cribbage, wheezes, new hat and, oh yeah, A TRANSPLANT DATE!

Picture this, on one side of an antique trunk sits an 80 year old Korean War vet who is a whiz with numbers. On the other side sits someone whom you are sure is a pregnant man with his giant … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to say “I don’t give a CRAP about you!”

10. Isolate and whisper. Even turn your back to others. 9. Nonstop inside jokes are always good. Share memories and laugh loud about stuff nearby people didn’t experience. If they ask, brush them off with, “You had to be there.” … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be a dumb carpenter

Your actions have shown me that you cannot be trusted. You’re selfish. You don’t do what I want you to do. You lie and you break promises. You talk out of both sides of your face and you treat me … Continue reading

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What is it really all about?

Christianity, what is it really all about? I’ve heard worship leaders say it’s all about worship. Preachers say it’s all about preaching. Small group leaders say it’s all about sharing life. Missionaries tell me it’s all about missions. Burlap purse-toating … Continue reading

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I love it when God just says, “Bam! Be Blessed!”

February weekends at ski condos in Maine are expensive. They’re tough to book too. After a really snowy week they can be almost impossible to get. Unless they are free gifts from God. Yeah, I said, “FREE!” That’s like a … Continue reading

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Go to church less, be the church more.

My iPhone alarm woke me this morning, as usual, with the Newsboys singing, “Put on your backpack Throw out your road map God’ll use anything Check it and see He’s givin’ us more than we ever could ask for That’s the … Continue reading

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