Next time you think you're perfect, try walking on water.

Minds are like parachutes: they only work when open.

Eat well, stay fit, and die anyway.

Sow justice, reap peace.

When the last trumpet sounds … I'm outta here.

Marriage … is finding that one special person you can annoy the rest of your life.

Caution: Driver under the influence of children.

Get involved … the world is run by people who show up.

Come to Jesus.
Keep your distance.
(two bumper stickers on the same car, as reported by Paul Harvey)

If it's not a baby, you're not pregnant.

Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.


Recycle. Ride your bike.

We're all dysfunctional; get over it.

I'm not tense; I'm just terribly, terribly alert.

Adrenaline is my drug of choice.

Normal people worry me.

How can there be too many children? That's like saying there are too many flowers.


Living for God No regrets

When all else fails, lower your standards.

Who would lead must follow truth.

If you're living like there is no God, you'd better be right!

Do your best, then sleep in peace . …God is awake.


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Past Reflections columns include:

Preaching (July 18, 2002)
Prayer (June 24, 2002)
Suffering and Grief (May 20, 2002)
Writers and Words (April 18, 2002)
Crucifixion (March 28, 2002)
God's Mission (February 13, 2002)
On Enemies (January 8, 2002)
Life After Christmas (December 26, 2001)
Love & Marriage (November 13, 2001)
The Word of God (October 22, 2001)
Leadership (October 11, 2001)
Suffering (September 13, 2001)
Change (August 14, 2001)
Living Tradition (July 18, 2001)
Sacred Spaces (June 11, 2001)
Friendship (May 17, 2001)
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