Category Archives: Personal

Blogs this year (2017)

On January 1, I started a new page titled 60 and beyond.  It will be my daily blog for this year as I journey to and from my 60th birthday.  I’ll get back to occasional blogging after I’m done getting … Continue reading

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Nativity

Homes and hotels fill with family, friends, and native travelers. A harmless, helpless baby lies in the feeding trough of cows. While tables fill with food and drink, and walls contain the warmth and laughter, there, in the barn is … Continue reading

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Terrorism- just calling it as I see it

Years ago when my children were young, I instructed them on how to react during a terrorist attack.  This was pre-9/11, pre-terrorist jargon, pre-radical Islamic militant worries, but nevertheless, amidst bullying and oppression by assorted individuals and groups. I taught … Continue reading

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Double ἀνδρίζομαι, 7 & 8

ἀνδρίζομαι – It’s a Greek word that means “be the man.”  It rings with a sense of acting like a man, and being strong and brave like a real man, regardless of the world around you.  It’s pronounced this way: … Continue reading

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67 A.D. – Hebrews

It’s been a while since I posted any personal commentary in my reading, The New Testament – As It Was Written (a Bible reading emphasis in my church this year).  Here are some thoughts on the Letter to the Hebrews,  … Continue reading

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ἀνδρίζομαι, 6

If manhood was measured by patriotism and leadership, “Alex Dunn is Captain America,” according to Fox News’ Todd Starnes in his 9/22/2016 article HERE.  I agree.  Alex, a 16 year old young man, rose to the occasion when desecration was … Continue reading

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ἀνδρίζομαι, 5

My wife and I recently enjoyed a baseball game at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City.  As expected, pregame activities featured The National Anthem.  Everyone stood.  Black, white, brown, tanned, sunburned, fair-skinned, wrinkled, green-haired, nosed-pierced, wigged, bald, bearded, primped, veterans, frail, … Continue reading

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The Right of the People…

I’ve changed my mind about how I view the right to keep and bear arms.  That phrase – right to keep and bear arms – has been floated so much that it has lost its real meaning.  So I avoid … Continue reading

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Capture the Flag

Does the RAINBOW get your attention?  It should.  It is God’s sign of the covenant that He made between Himself and His creation after bestowing a post-Flood blessing to righteous Noah (Genesis 9:1-17).  It does not represent a special interest … Continue reading

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If you must know…

I have a section at my website about Men’s Health.  Among the subjects I’ve addressed so far is my personal story on osteoarthritis, something that affects, or will affect, nearly all of us as we age. If you must know … Continue reading

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