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About Jim

I'm a 70 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 five 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'm working on my studies with the American Chaplaincy Association through Aidan University. 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 24 July 2015. She's also taking the Apprentice course to obtain her ordination as well. She finished her first year of study and has been ordained as an Exhorter. She has a blog too called Under a Carolina Moon. Give it a visit.

What To Say


Here I sit tonight with absolutely nothing in the forefront of my thinking, yet I know there are things deep down inside of me that wants to get out. Is this what is called writer’s block? I don’t know. Strange. … Continue reading

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I Know, I Know. But. . .


Okay. I’m guilty. I don’t write much any more. The question is why. The answer is simple. I had to go back to work. I now work seventy hours every two week pay period. Not only that I’ve gone back … Continue reading

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What Would I Tell My Dad?


At this point in life I find myself with a peculiar thought. I turned seventy years old this year. May dad passed away at the age of sixty. This being the last day of 2020 I look in retrospect of … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLICITY OF SALVATION


For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that … Continue reading

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No Itch to Scratch


I have not written anything for some months now and I have reasons or explanations. I used to write to sort out my issues, but this time around I have had little to speak about. I have reached the age … Continue reading

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War. What Is It Good For?


Edwin Starr – War (What is it good for) Ooh, warHas shattered many a-young man’s dreamsMade him disabled, bitter, and meanAnd life is much too short and preciousTo spend fighting wars each dayWar can’t give lifeIt can only take it … Continue reading

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Research on the Rapture Doctrine


From my earliest years till I was around 25 or 26 I was instilled with the Rapture doctrine. Then I happened by a Christian book store in Wilmington one day and while looking through books on eschatology I found this … Continue reading

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Christians Eat Their Own


I’m a bit disturbed over people who seem to criticize various Christian groups or ministers. No doubt there are charlatans out there that are fleecing the flock, so to speak, but I am amazed at the attacks on each other … Continue reading

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Fear


“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.” Proverbs 9:10-11 This subject … Continue reading

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My Mind Is Stayed Upon Him


All my life I thought I had things figured out. But of late, I’ve found yet another level of this life that God has opened to me. I’m at a point where I’m separating myself from what I used to … Continue reading

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