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These Gifts Are Better Than Toys — The Story of This Painting

The story of¬†the painting, These Gifts Are Better Than Toys, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: For being a time of peace, goodwill and joy, Christmas generates a lot of controversy, not the least of which is … Continue reading

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Are You Too Ordinary to Make a Difference?

As a writer, my primary focus is on ordinary life and ordinary people, because for all that politicians, writers, seminar speakers, and the movie industry talk about real, regular human beings, they don’t get it. I’ve always enjoyed Hollywood’s interpretation … Continue reading

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In the Body of Christ, Are You a Toe, Mouth, or Elbow?

This may be hard to believe, but sometimes I go weeks without thinking about the big toe on my left foot. And then one day, a wrenching pain will originate at the toe and shoot its way up nerve pathways … Continue reading

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Please Do Not Give Me a Stressy Bessy Doll for Christmas. I Already Own One.

If there were such thing as a Stressy Bessy doll, she would look like me. The Son and Heir says that I focus on minutiae: “Remember when we¬†vacationed on the beach and I wanted to climb those 25-foot rocks? You … Continue reading

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