Author Archives: Jim

About Jim

I'm a 71 yr old guy, who had worked in Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune for 28 yrs and now retired as of 31 Dec 16. I've worked in medical records, Health Benefits Department, Billing, the IT department and retired as the Personnel Security Manager for the hospital. I'm a musician and Corvette enthusiast. Yes, I have had two. I traded my second Corvette for a Harley Davidson Fat Boy mid-summer 2019. I've already ridden about seven thousand miles. I'm also searching for a fresh new outlook on life with new spiritual insight among other things. I was ordained a minister on 20190202. I've become certified with the American Chaplaincy Association through Aidan University in June '21. I'm the Director of Emerge Chaplain's Response Team. I've found that with the unconditional love of my companion, Libby Rowe life is complete through God. She's a beautiful, vibrant, giving woman who gives her all in everything she puts her mind to do. She and I married on 24 July 2015. She was ordained in February 2022. She has a blog too called Under a Carolina Moon. Give it a visit.

Family


I’m in a unique situation where I have family, but they are all cousins in the majority. I have only one brother left of four. My parents and all my aunts and uncles are gone. Being almost 72 years old … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Day


How many times have you heard the phrase “Just another day”? The connotation of that is to say all the days leading up to this day are all the same and it’s just another one of those days like any … Continue reading

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Where Do You Walk?


This will be a short post today. This thought came from a post on FB. Romans 8:1 – “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the … Continue reading

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The Day of Vengeance


For some reason this morning God took me to Jeremiah 51. It pertains to the desolation of Babylon. My mind wants to overlay it with our country’s present situation. Can it be? We’ve wasted our inheritance in the last twenty … Continue reading

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Transparency


This post isn’t about defeat. It’s about victory. But I must share this for those that think every day is peaches and cream. I was mostly at fault in an auto accident last Sunday. I made a left turn knowing … Continue reading

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(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay


By Otis Redding Sittin’ in the morning sunI’ll be sittin’ when the evening comesWatching the ships roll inThen I watch ’em roll away again, yeah I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bayWatchin’ the tide roll away, oohI’m just sittin’ … Continue reading

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No One Knows


But of that day and hour no one knows not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is. . .Watch therefore, for … Continue reading

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Tithing vs Giving


Creflo Dollar has told his congregation to throw away all his teaching on tithing because he has been wrong in it. Tithing according to what he has found is not mentioned in the NT. I’d already done my research in … Continue reading

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In The Midst of Graduation


This past weekend I graduated from Aidan University’s certification process to become an American Chaplain Association fully accredited Chaplain. Our commencement speaker was Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. M.L. King Jr. She has a rather impressive resume’, yet is … Continue reading

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Just When You Think You’re Broken


I had concluded a while back I had come to a place in life where I would no longer have issues with doing wrong. However, I find today that God has a way of turning up the heat in the … Continue reading

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