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Dad would have been 82 today

Dad would have been 82 today.

Life is what happens while we are busy with other plans.




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.


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A small piece of cardboard stock paper worth more than gold?

1950's small town business card
1950’s small town business card.


Jack Noel was buried April 13, 2001.

Yesterday marked 14 years since then.

This business card is a cherished memento.

A small, unremarkable piece of cardboard stock paper?

This is similar to Ernest Hemingway’s infamous six word story.

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He looked like Jesus on the Cross as he lie in bed

jeff noel quote
(photo and art: Pati Hyun. Quote from Jack’s son.)


Many of us for various reasons don’t see our parents much. In the 20 years from my 21st birthday to the 41st, i rarely saw my Dad.

On April 10, 2001, Jack Noel took his final breath.

It was somewhere around 1:18am at the York Country Hospital and Home.

It was Good Friday.

He looked like Jesus on the Cross as he lie in bed.

How do i know?

Because God provided the extraordinary opportunity to be there in person.

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Stuff We Do

One thing this Dad always does before and after every flight

prayer routines
I pray for power...God's Holy power to bless the pilots and crew with His wisdom and guidance

I was on two planes yesterday. And then two more flights later this week. Almost every week. Road warrior. Professional speaker. Husband. Dad…

One thing I always do before and after every flight is pray. I pray for the pilots and crew and all the passengers and their families. To get there safely, and to give thanks as soon as we do.

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Prayers Please

Updates At For First Week Of October

On rare occasions, I wait to share news. Please know that I’ve been carrying a heavy heart for September and am asking you to consider praying for God’s grace and mercy for my Father-In-Law (85) who had back surgery a few weeks ago. Barely able to walk before it, and now were not convinced he’ll have the will to relearn.