Category Archives: Archives

Brief glances at people I’ve known, places I’ve been and things I remember

A New Direction

After much thought during this hiatus the last few weeks, I’m announcing a change of direction in my blog posts. A pretty major—and somewhat daring—change of direction. When I first started blogging, almost without exception my writer friends warned me … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence

In today’s world, Christians are either ignored or else called bigots or worse. When we take a stand for morality and base our stand on Biblical principles, we’re called homophobes or anti-women’s rights or other such names, depending on the … Continue reading

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July Fourth

As we celebrate our independence on Saturday, we need to stop and consider what has happened to the dream of our forefathers. Where have we come from, and where are we going. As the men left the constitutional convention in … Continue reading

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Dylann Roof

On Wednesday, June 17, Dylann Roof single-handedly changed history. The immediate and obvious results of his actions were the deaths of nine people and the injuries of many more. That was a horrible tragedy, and I can’t imagine that anyone … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit

Sometimes it’s difficult to be a Christian in today’s world. The world is so full of hatred, we can hardly pick up a newspaper or turn on a TV news program without hearing about Muslim terrorists committing atrocities against Jews … Continue reading

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Sharing and Caring

Sunday morning I arrived at our church building without my wife, which almost never happens. When a friend asked me about her, I explained that we’d gone out to plant a plant in our back yard and that I’d had … Continue reading

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Surprising Prayer

So far as I know, my mother has been a Christian all my life. She has told me when I hovered near death from encephalitis at age two, she went over to a corner to pray while the doctor examined … Continue reading

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