Category Archives: Sadness

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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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 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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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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Stopped Taking My Med


Good morning to you. This is the day the Lord has made and I will rejoice in it. My feet touched the floor and I stood up and walked in health first thing at four o’clock. Any day my wife … Continue reading

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Lay Your Burden Down


I was just sitting down to my computer and I play Christian music 95% of the time and the song by Hillsong “Starts and Ends” began to play and the phrase “Lay your burden down” caught my attention. God knows … Continue reading

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Father’s Day


This day of recognition was celebrated as far back as one can tell on March 19, starting around 1508. Many nations celebrate fathers at some time or other during the year. The US didn’t really come into full swing with … Continue reading

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Paige


I’m sad this afternoon. My first Papillon, Paige passed on this afternoon in my arms. She had been failing for a bit, but last night it took a quick decline. By morning she couldn’t walk. I sat with her most … Continue reading

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