Category Archives: Death

When Common Sense Died


Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd … 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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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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Lay Your Burden Down


I was just sitting down to my computer and I play Christian music 95% of the time and the song by Hillsong “Starts and Ends” began to play and the phrase “Lay your burden down” caught my attention. God knows … Continue reading

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Grandmother


Someone asked the question as to what one remembers about their grandmother. My dad’s mom and dad lived next to us when I grew up. My granddad died when I was seven and I loved him dearly. But grandmother was … Continue reading

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It Is Finished!


John 19:30 When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance states: Christ satisfied God’s justice by dying for all to pay for the sins … Continue reading

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For There is No Condemnation


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 Spirit. I’m finding out later in life deeper meaning to scripture. We’re all told by someone … Continue reading

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My Story


My wife, Libby, and I went to a concert last Thursday evening.  This song has stuck in my heart.  The song Blessed Assurance chorus is tucked neatly away with it. I hope what I share here can be understood.  I … Continue reading

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Dangling Participle


I’m nowhere near the end, although I know some people who would consider me knocking on death’s door. Continue reading

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Memorial Service


Last evening I attended the Memorial Service for virtuous woman I’ve known since 1977.  Mrs Carolyn Cox Rand, wife of Nathaniel Rand, who preceded his wife in passing a couple of years ago. I met this couple when I had … Continue reading

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