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“To Tell the Truth”

Classic Summer Rewrites It's a lie, lie. You're telling a lie. I never know why you don't know how To Tell the Truth, truth, truth, truth You don't know how To Tell the Truth… Rewrite: It’s not a game show This one’s an oldie! “To Tell the Truth” first aired in 1956...

“Charles in Charge”

Classic Summer Rewrites The new boy in the neighborhood Lives downstairs and it’s understood He’s there just to take good care of me Like he’s one of the family Charles in charge Of our days and our nights Charles in charge Of our wrongs and our rights And I see I...

“Gilligan’s Island”

Classic Summer Rewrites Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip That started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny ship… The weather started getting rough, the tiny ship was tossed… The ship set ground on the shore of this uncharted...

“Happy Days”

Classic Summer Rewrites “Happy Days” Sunday, Monday, Happy Days Tuesday, Wednesday, Happy Days Thursday, Friday, Happy Days Saturday, what a day Rockin' all week with you Rewrite: Unending Happy Days Have you noticed the good old days are brighter in our memory than...

I Love Blue

On the Lighter Side I love the color blue—cooling and calming, peaceful and relaxing. All blues appeal—subdued navy, rich cornflower, purple-hued periwinkle, striking cobalt, perky turquoise, and gentle sky blue. My closets reflect my favorite color—proof that I...

Eternity Unfathomed

Let’s Talk about Grace, #5 The greatest measure of grace can’t be measured. From, and for, all eternity grace is generously, freely, lovingly poured over us and into us. His grace fought for our lives, bought our freedom, and brought us into His family. God’s grace...

Compassion Undeserved

Let’s Talk about Grace, #4 As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him; for he knows how we are formed, he remembers that we are dust (Ps. 103:13-14). God’s compassion recognizes our humanity. He knows we falter and...

Acceptance Unearned

Let’s Talk about Grace, #3 It’s a joy to be accepted—into a program, onto a team, as an organizational member, in a new job position, as a friend in a new environment. We bring our best to the table—our merits, our experience, our strengths, our personal value. When...

Rescue Unmerited

Let’s Talk about the "R" of Grace Saved by grace—familiar words, that are important to acknowledge. I’ve been rescued from eternal death and I’m saved, but there’s more. I’ve also been (and continue to be) rescued from self, rescued in spite of self, and rescued to be...