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Thoughts on Discipline and Fatherhood

In our world, we often approach parenting in a mechanical, managerial way. Now I doubt anyone has ever explained it that way, but, frankly, that’s often how I see these books on parenting and books on raising children as if … Continue reading

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Musings on Music

Well, this definitely falls under the classification of random musing! I also find it deliciously conflicted that I’m musing on music. Ha ha! Well, here we go! In the last year, I have run into many people that have reminded … Continue reading

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Observations on Sacrifice

I was considering something today, thinking back over my life, thinking what I would do differently if I had it to do over again. I live my without regrets, but I do reflect and acknowledge that there are things that … Continue reading

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No-Win Scenarios

“I don’t believe in no-win scenarios.” – Capt. James T. Kirk When I was growing up, I often heard, “Nope, can’t do that!”  I didn’t hear it from people trying to tell me what I could or could not do … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Dark Days and Comfort

Did you know that to comfort also means to strengthen? Did you know that a comfort is something that strengthens you? I definitely didn’t! I thought comfort was something that simply made you feel good, not something that was supposed … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: He trains my hands!

“Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle;” – Psalm 144:1 I have a friend who is a military/war buff.  He signed up on 9/11, and he loves to serve his … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Brokenness

Have you felt the pain inflicted by the Lord? — “He said to him the third time, ‘…do you love Me?’” (John 21:17)  Have you ever felt the pain, inflicted by the Lord, at the very center of your being, … Continue reading

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Over the years, I have often sought out Men’s Bible Studies at my church for the purpose of fellowship with other men and growing with God.  I encourage you to find a Men’s Bible Study that you can attend, even … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Who Are You?

In the 1987 Robocop flick, there is a scene that resonates in my mind to this very day. In it, one of the criminals who killed Officer Murphy (who is now Robocop) is knocking over a gas station. Robocop shows … Continue reading

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A 50 Shades of Grey Society?

I remember a couple of years ago, I knew people who were all about this 50 Shades of Grey book. When I heard what it was about, my flesh wanted to read it, but my spirit cringed. Over the last … Continue reading

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