Category Archives: Sadness

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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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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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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