Category Archives: Love

The Aging Process


Being 71 is a blessing, yet resigns me to my mortality. As I have written about in the past I was told I would not live past 60. No. Nothing about an incurable disease. My dad called it a genetic … Continue reading

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Compulsion


Anyone that follows the Lord knows that He leads us every day to meet people after we have had time with Him each day. I don’t know how everyone reading my posts feels, but when I’m not doing something, I’m … Continue reading

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Believe in Tomorrow


I started out today doing taxes. I realized when I saw how much I owe I thought about how far God has brought me in life. It’s a non-issue anymore. I would have cried, struggled, and fought with the number … Continue reading

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First Person Speaking


Last week my wife and I sat down to listen to my mentor, Dr. Kelley Varner speak in the Christian Leadership Institute class concerned the life of Elijah. It can be found on the page that still exists at: Dr … Continue reading

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Leprosy


Yesterday in church I sat to the side throughout the service listening to Pastor preach his message. He typically has a monthly theme. This month is “REAP”. It’s a time for harvest. He’s been reading the book I’m writing up … Continue reading

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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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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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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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