Category Archives: Dreams/Goals

When you can’t love yourself


When you can’t love yourself and can’t seem to grasp not the world at large but the window before you- find a safe little place for some supernatural space and wait for the appearance of God.

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Justice and mercy


I struggle with diabetes. Many years ago, I worked in a high stress, high performance, high profile career that contributed to a food and health lifestyle that lead to the development of that diabetes. It didn’t help that I made … Continue reading

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And you thought you had problems…


I am breathing. I ate something today. I have a place to stay. Maybe my world looks “turned upside down,” but I still walk on a path right-side-up with a God who already knows what I need. The haters who … Continue reading

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the road to the top of nowhere?


i have a headache the size of a mountain this evening…and it does not come from scaling heights to glimpse a fantastic view, like this one above Lost River, deep in Nowhere, West Virginia. No, it is a problematic headache, … Continue reading

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So…after 19 years, it reappears. No, I’m not talking about the cicada. I’m talking about my early ’90’s dream job. It was not the best of times, and not the worst of times, but it wasn’t the time to act … Continue reading

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A hero for our times


In a time when government is invading lives, it is better for one man to expose that invasion than for others to suffer injustice and a continuing erosion of human rights. While the world struggles with its own problems, one … Continue reading

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something smells rotten in dc


I gotta admit, I’m not too worried about it. Oh sure, the US government is culling scads of private information from citizens, including telephone calls, emails, and what I am writing right now. But, hey, in all fairness to our … Continue reading

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In the blank space on the bookshelf


To everything…there is a season…Ecclesiastes claims, the Birds (not the angry ones) sang, and ’tis true. The trees, the leaves, the plants of the field, all change with time. And, so too, the ages of a man or a woman. … Continue reading

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A detour on the way to destiny


I’ve heard enough preachers in my day to do a full two hour stand-up routine with about every variety and denomination featured. I’ve heard some great phrases, one liners, and simple truths in those sermons too. I’ve boogied for Jesus … Continue reading

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The Impossible


Is it only when we are totally helpless that God brings us victory? And what about the hardships the prophets and early Christians went through? It wasn’t pleasant for them…and it certainly is not pleasant for me right now. So … Continue reading

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