Category Archives: Sobering Thoughts

Priorities


As the off-spring of a Preacher’s Kid (PK) I have that inside view of the family of religious upbringing. My mom was one of seven girls and two boys. One of the boys was killed in an accident before ten … Continue reading

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Detractions


When I was much younger I tried to please everyone. I would bend over backwards to get people to like me. As I got older I realized that is not possible. For one thing, I have to tell you, I’m … Continue reading

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An Example


I don’t normally write about blessing someone else. I’d rather share about the Father or something I see in the Word. But I make exception here only to show a principle in motion in real life from a different prospective. … Continue reading

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Prayer


Although I’d like to dissect the Word of God more in this blog, I find that I can’t help but use this form of writing to project what is going on with me as well. It is the reason I … Continue reading

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I Remember The Day


I remember the day When my wife would say How do you hear from God? That seems so odd. I said prayer is talking. Meditation is to listen Conversation starts forming It’s a two way street. Talk, then listen. He … Continue reading

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It Is Finished!


John 19:30 When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance states: Christ satisfied God’s justice by dying for all to pay for the sins … Continue reading

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For There is No Condemnation


Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. I’m finding out later in life deeper meaning to scripture. We’re all told by someone … Continue reading

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Culmination


From the age of 13 I knew I was called to the ministry. I would lie in my bed at night and preach to the dark ceiling in my bedroom before turning over to sleep. I had not even made … Continue reading

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Change of Season


Ah! what a beautiful fall day!  I love the fall more than the other seasons.  Can’t pinpoint a specific reason why, but I could try. Spring has its hopes of new growth under the warmth of the early rising sun. … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift


Next week I will be sixty eight years old.  Life has truly been gracious to me even with the struggles that have been salted into it. Lately, I have sensed a change of direction coming.  Doors are slowly closing.  My … Continue reading

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