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 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    May 11, 2022 

Fearless Faith

The process of hardening off plants is integral to the success of transplanted garden stock. Gradually introducing plants to an outdoor environment is key. Hardening exposes plants to the true...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    May 4, 2022

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While tromping around downtown Los Angeles during a weekend conference, we discovered some artists hard at work on several unique multi-story advertising panels. From upcoming movies to automobiles to...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 27, 2022

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Coffee is best “done” with others, conversation and fellowship combining with the ritual of sharing to create moments in which our lives intersect with others in mostly positive ways. According to...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 20, 2022

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Recently, I caught a portion of a 1950’s era war movie in which patriotic stereotypes ran true throughout. The leading men were impossibly handsome, unimpeachable leaders of lesser known though...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 13, 2022

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After losing two long-time canine buddies last year, we were reluctant to jump back into a new puppy situation. It wasn’t that we didn’t care for the companionship. It was about having to once...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 6, 2022

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It’s hard to wait. If we’re not connected when and where we think we ought to be, then we become selfishly impatient. We’ve come by it honestly through worldwide merchandisers as they ply their...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 30, 2022

Fearless Faith

The need for speed Gotta have it, must get it, and oh, what’s next? Where would we be without our favorite technology to flout or the latest shiny must-have gizmo to show off? Millions are made...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Fearless Faith

Every generation faces its own self to a lesser or greater degree. We are living in a time of reckoning on many levels. This is one of those moments when it is helpful to be clear, to offer lucidity...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Colorado Preps Weekly

Mother Nature continues to wreak havoc on the spring sports schedules, with more track meets and baseball games canceled last week. However, a number of contests were able to go on as scheduled, even...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 16, 2022

Fearless Faith

Sometimes the hardest things to find are right in front of our eyes. Even up close we may not be able to discern everything we need or would like to know. But with a little patience and a positive...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 9, 2022

Fearless Faith

The challenges we face today in this moment and in this time are historic. Angles from many stories compete with truth which is buried deep within the debris of our collective souls. Answers come...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 2, 2022

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There is a surreal quality to the events of this past week when Russia invaded Ukraine. In the past we might have dismissed it as a distant and largely forgettable concern. The world has since...

 

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It is once again time for gardeners to wake from their wintry slumber and purposefully step into that spring rite known as planting season. Plastic trays, peat pots, mulch and soil amendments are all...

 

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Certain objects or collections of objects we encounter in life are valuable on their face, objective representations that stand on their own merits. Subjective value runs a little deeper and is less...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    February 9, 2022

Fearless Faith

In these days of excesses — emotions, attitudes, irritations — each person must decide what their line in the sand delineates. Without the openness of saying yes to saying no, to listen instead...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    February 2, 2022

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Religious art comes to us in many shapes, sizes, forms and media. Aside from the liturgical holidays of Christmas and Holy Week, one of the most often art-adapted scripture can be found in John...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    January 26, 2022

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Highlights of this wintery time of year include fiery sunrises and sunsets. Each is unique with its own evocative beauty. Digital images that capture such moments can be difficult to distinguish morni...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    January 19, 2022

Fearless Faith

An important factor when coming to equilibrium in one’s faith is the need to recognize that we simply do not know all there is to know about the Divine. It’s easy to proclaim otherwise because...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    January 12, 2022

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The origin of New Year’s resolutions is uncertain though many sources note their presence during the rise of Babylonia some four thousand years ago. They became ritualized and persist to this day...

 

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Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve share common ties in heralding the advent of something new and wonderful, something beyond egoistic self-interest. Elements of faith - peace, hope, love and joy ...

 

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As we make our way haltingly through life there are but a few things that have accompanied us in the long haul. One case in point is a stalwart bit of greenery that has quietly bided its time with us...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    December 8, 2021

Fearless Faith

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not let them be afraid. John 14:27 (NRSV) Most of us are familiar...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    December 1, 2021

Fearless Faith

A small independent college, Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill, lists as one of its educational values ‘unhurried excellence’ according to a recent article from Alban at Duke Divinity...

 

Fearless Faith

Much of the work we undertake as individuals and businesses is to identify logical next steps in the work that we do, or at least be aware of them in order to make informed and helpful decisions....

 

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The leaves on the gambel oak are some of the last to go. They stubbornly hang on through rain and freezing weather, even after turning. They are testament to the toughness of the plant in general ...

 

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