Category Archives: Family

Suicide Awareness & Prevention – Lesson 4


What does someone contemplating suicide look like?  I’ve heard several people say that a person that did commit suicide had not shown any tell-tale signs of issues like depression, withdrawal or sadness in them.  I’m not saying people are non-observant, … Continue reading

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Suicide Awareness & Prevention – Lesson 2


Now that you have felt my heart by way of the introduction you can see where I came from.  It’s not all of what I have experience that has shaped me.  I may share some more of that during the … Continue reading

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Studying Suicide


The following statements from from my observations on the YouTube video titled: What I Learned from my Husband’s Suicide Lori Prichard I’ve listened to the video and could not help feeling this woman’s heart that has and continues to be … Continue reading

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Leave The Door Open


I’ve wrestled with this over the last twelve years. Should I close the door or should I keep it open. By that, I mean my sons. I have two sons, both in the mid-forties. Both are married for several years. … 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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Ain’t Got Me Yet


Let’s see, I’ve had the Red measles, Black measles, German measles, mumps, chicken pox, my mom told me the docs told her I also had a mild case of small pox and an assortment of other diseases. I almost went … Continue reading

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God’s Gift to Me


I have to say something about today. I don’t take any day for granted, but to share them with Libby Lewis Rowe is sufficient. She is God’s earthly representation of His love for me. She stands by me patiently giving … Continue reading

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End of a Year and End of a Decade


It seems like only yesterday I was sixty. That was 2010. Now approaching seventy I’ve found a plethora of changes have occurred not only in my mental state, but physical as well. No longer youthful, even as I presumed so … Continue reading

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Stale Perception


This morning a young lady ministered in our morning service to start the October theme of Phobias. Phobias are simplistically a form of unnatural fear. Part of the explanation was directed into an area I found to explain something I’ve … Continue reading

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I Could Be Angry, But I’m an Adult Male


An open door appeared to me for an area of ministry to disciple men. It’s with a major Christian organization. But after one phone call from their representative his words, not mine, are come back and see us in three … Continue reading

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