Category Archives: Life in General

Be Here Now

  Last Sunday, Randy had some tests done at Vanderbilt Hospital and learned the same day he has an inoperable mass in his brain the size of a golf ball. Fifty-six years old, he runs six miles every day and … Continue reading

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Mental Illness – A Different Form of Evil

  It’s happened again. Another mass shooting. Twenty unarmed people engaged in their daily work attacked by an unbalanced person and resulting in twelve deaths. Yet according to news reports, the shooter was balanced enough to seek help from a … Continue reading

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Born to Hunt

       I had a bird dog in the 1970’s – a Llewellin Setter. She was a pretty little thing and a good hunter. In Ohio, there were wide open fields with short grass and fencerows, so it was a … Continue reading

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Parables – Be Like the Ant or the Grasshopper

  Parables are awesome teaching tools. Hopefully, the lesson they try to teach is truth. (Today’s blog is my contribution to the “August Synchroblog – Parables: Small Stories, Big Ideas.” After Aug. 15, there will be a list at the … Continue reading

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Rewiring Your Brain with Imagination

  I’m on vacation right now which gives me time to do more reading than normal. It makes me think I need to either take more vacations, or prioritize my time better so that I can read more when I’m … Continue reading

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Moving Forward Takes Courage

  This post is part of the June topic in Synchroblog about “ordinary courage.” Other participating bloggers will be listed at the end of this blog. I’ve done some stupid things in my life that took courage. I quit a … Continue reading

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Is the Bible a Myth?

  This is my contribution to a blogchain that invites bloggers to weigh in on a monthly topic for discussion. This month’s topic asks the question: WHAT IF some or all of the Bible narrative is not necessarily true history, but … Continue reading

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5 Easy Steps to Peace in Your Lifetime

  1.  Turn off the #!*@(#!  news. It’s biased, opinionated, negative, and keeps you perpetually angry. The media giants are in the business of making money, not truthtelling,. They steal your security and keep you coming back by stoking your fears. It’s your … Continue reading

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Overcoming Evil with Education

  Matt. 15:19      When I was researching material for my second book, In Living Color: The Lord’s Prayer, I was introduced to a new way of understanding evil. The seventh petition of the prayer Jesus taught his disciples seeks … Continue reading

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WWJD about Gun Control?

  Luke 22:36-38 I talked to Jesus this morning about gun control. I told him I have a twelve gauge shotgun and a .22 rifle, both for hunting, which I haven’t used for at least ten years. I keep them … Continue reading

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