Category Archives: Ponderings

Change of Priorities


I’m 71 years old now. Priorities are changing. I used to feel more comfortable watching TV or something to make things around me different for convenience’s sake. Not so much anymore. I feel more of a leaning towards making my … 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 3


To begin this lesson I will have to say I spent several weeks listening intently to different people’s encounters with suicide in their family or of friends. Personally I have shared my own experience with family that committed suicide. I’ve … Continue reading

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Forgiveness


I keep coming back to forgiveness. I believe I may have written on this subject before, but I can’t let go of it. John 3:16 – “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that … Continue reading

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To Stab or Not to Stab


Understand me when I say I am for a viable and trusted method or cure for a disease of any kind, but critical thinking needs to be applied to anything that you have entering your body as a cure. What … 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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Tangibles and Intangibles


I promise a spiritual application to this post so bear with me. Working in the retail and business world for several years introduced me to the concept of tangibles and intangibles. I’m sure we all have some understanding of what … Continue reading

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My Favorite Aunt


I spent years with no conversation with many members of my family. After my divorce and remarriage I found my new wife to be quite the family type. She was next to youngest of five. I was oldest of five. … Continue reading

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Another Milestone


This past Tuesday evening I finished my course for accreditation as a Chaplain. All that is left is getting my certification and ID. It was an 18 week course covering hospital/hospice care, jails and prison ministry, military chaplaincy, critical incident … Continue reading

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Just Know


Just know that God is God The answer to all questions great and small It is truly not odd He knows before you ask questions few or all I have one thing to impress this evening. Know that God is. … Continue reading

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