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The Failing Christian Corporation

Recently, I spent an hour on the phone with a scam artist who was pushing an extremely expensive, vastly overrated SEO service onto an unsuspecting client of mine. A 30-second Internet search — even nowadays as Google continues to limit, in … Continue reading

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The New Hat: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, The New Hat, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: There’s something about the 1940s, especially, and the 1930s, that we hearken back to. Of course, there is no “perfect” time, and especially … Continue reading

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Surviving the Work Week

Not everyone’s Monday is actually on Monday. But regardless of what day your week actually starts, it’s highly likely that it’s not a smooth transition from your day off to your day on. This low point of our week, when … Continue reading

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Are You Tired of Living in Fear?

Fear is one of Satan’s best weapons, because it’s relatively inexpensive. For a minimal outlay, Satan — who generally works through the assorted people on this planet who love him, worship him, or have sold themselves to him for whatever … Continue reading

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Are We Afraid of Our Own Government?

I have a cat named Xena the Warrior Princess, which is a diverting misnomer because she is one of the timidest animals alive. Admittedly, as far as staying alive, running away from trouble is a successful stratagem for Xena, who spends her days concealed in the bushes, … Continue reading

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Beachside Diversions: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Beachside Diversions by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve. There is a sense of nostalgia in Beachside Diversions, as an adult and a child interact, while each continues to reside in her own world, on … Continue reading

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Christianity’s Broken Promise — or Man’s?

This weekend I enjoyed the company of three out of four of my adult children. It is impossible for me to describe to you how much I love these four progeny of mine — whenever I talk to them, play … Continue reading

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“Celebrating” the Anniversary of the Vietnam War

Anniversaries are supposed to be celebratory things, generally of weddings, when a couple starts a whole new life together. How odd that we use the same word, “anniversary,” to acknowledge — surely not celebrate? — the unwanted introduction of the Vietnam … Continue reading

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Frozen by Fear — What Do We Do?

The other day, I found myself in the middle of a church picnic. It was totally unintentional, and I’ll tell you the story someday, but the upshot is, I was chatting with a safe woman from the group, when I tossed out … Continue reading

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Peace: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Peace, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve. Wallowa Lake in Joseph, OR, is a place of quiet beauty and awe. In the 19th century, Young Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indian … Continue reading

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