Author Archive: John Spiridigliozzi

Mick’s Memo – Sorting for Significance

As you sort through your plans and your past, do you ever wonder how to figure out priorities?  Do you ever ask yourself what God considers the most significant thing you’ve done in the last week, month, year or even 5 years?  We would probably have a better chance of hitting His target if we […]

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Mick’s Memo – Mother’s Day Musings

God’s design of human beings and human social life are powerful.  For multiple millennia we humans have tinkered with alternatives to His wise design and found that nothing functions like the “original” when a husband and wife seek to employ it.  When God paired Adam and Eve in His unique complementary fashion, He provided for […]

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Mick’s Memo – Tough Assignments

My men’s study group came to one of the pivotal events in biblical history this week as we discussed Acts chapter 9—the vision and redirection of Saul of Tarsus.  The man who had been the point man for persecuting followers of Jesus, saw and heard Jesus speak to him from the heavenly realm, and from […]

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Mick’s Memo – A Pastor’s Prayer

Though our circumstances no longer require it, my wife, Betsy, is an inspiring correspondent.  Her letters to me during my days as a Midshipman pointed me to Scripture and encouraged me to investigate what it said about how to approach God, helping me along my faith journey.  Her faithful retelling of family events kept me […]

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Mick’s Memo – The Danger of Familiarity

For over 2000 years now, the followers of Jesus have been aware of His resurrection.  The first century eye witnesses both saw and touched the gloriously restored One who had been scouraged and crucified.  They had been immobilized by fear and hopeless despair with the image of His broken, lifeless body etched in their mind.  […]

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