Category Archives: Patience

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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Suicide Awareness and Prevention Class


This class I will be teaching has a deep meaning for me as I’m sure it does with many of the people in attendance. Like myself many of you have been privy to suicide by friends or family.  In my … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance


I’m sure in your lifetime you have heard God speak to you. You may or may not have known who it was speaking, but I feel pretty certain most would know. I heard God speak to me around age twelve … 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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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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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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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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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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