Category Archives: Ponderings

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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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 To Say


Here I sit tonight with absolutely nothing in the forefront of my thinking, yet I know there are things deep down inside of me that wants to get out. Is this what is called writer’s block? I don’t know. Strange. … Continue reading

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I Know, I Know. But. . .


Okay. I’m guilty. I don’t write much any more. The question is why. The answer is simple. I had to go back to work. I now work seventy hours every two week pay period. Not only that I’ve gone back … 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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No Itch to Scratch


I have not written anything for some months now and I have reasons or explanations. I used to write to sort out my issues, but this time around I have had little to speak about. I have reached the age … Continue reading

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War. What Is It Good For?


Edwin Starr – War (What is it good for) Ooh, warHas shattered many a-young man’s dreamsMade him disabled, bitter, and meanAnd life is much too short and preciousTo spend fighting wars each dayWar can’t give lifeIt can only take it … Continue reading

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Research on the Rapture Doctrine


From my earliest years till I was around 25 or 26 I was instilled with the Rapture doctrine. Then I happened by a Christian book store in Wilmington one day and while looking through books on eschatology I found this … 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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