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simple thanks


two years ago, when I was in the hospital, there was a moment in my life when I actually thanked God for urine. blood came out first, then a painful squirt.  it is a wonderful thing to have a working kidney…  … Continue reading

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Mister Congeniality


i have never won an award for candor, comedy, or confusion…but i am sure that my followers might consider me for a “Mister Congeniality” award. Or, maybe not.  You see, trying to live a life as a disciple of Jesus … Continue reading

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have you lost your way in those big bad woods?


  have you lost your way in the big bad woods of life? have you found yourself face to face with an unexpected sign?  try giving up, giving in to God. “God, I can’t do this anymore. I give you … Continue reading

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be wise…not worrying


a young man and i were having a conversation today about working on a barge on the river. he claimed to have taken the controls on one of these barges, even though he had just turned 18 years old. youth … Continue reading

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where do you find yourself?


where do you find yourself- while I sit here alone, lonely, but at peace with God and happy to not be suffering from a loveless relationship- where do you find yourself? do you find yourself suffering because you have sacrificed … Continue reading

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Waitin’ for the Wind


I can’t make nobody do nothin’. And that’s the truth. I done learned ‘long time ago, there ain’t nothin’ but that Wind to hold onto, so better hold on tight. You can feel the air a movin’ whenever you step … 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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