Life's legacy

     My 90-year-old father-in-law -- Paul Reed -- died Saturday morning, February 22, 2003. The next Tuesday I conducted his funeral at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene. [ more on my father-in-law ]
     Having to put together a funeral service and prepare a sermon for it has made me think a lot about what I want to be remembered for.
     What kind of legacy do I want to leave? To be sure, since I'm in my mid-fifties, I probably have a few years left. However, when the time comes and I'm gone, what will people remember about me? Or, even more than that, what kind of influence do I hope will remain in those people who crossed paths with me?
     Here's some random thoughts that have gone through my mind over the last few hours:

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