41 – re-growth

In my experience, faith in the unseen has a natural and possibly unavoidable ebb and flow, like the tides of the ocean. My relationship with prayer, and to some extent God Himself, moves likewise. My last post on prayer addressed the idea of God always answering or, alternatively, sometimes ignoring, our prayers. I've hear several... Continue Reading →

40.5 – redneckus generalis

What would incline me to think I might be a redneck? Why would I strive for such a goal? I've never had a skoal ring faded into the back pocket of my jeans (but my friends did), never drank beer from a can (but my friends did), never milked a cow (my parents and cousins... Continue Reading →


An Open Letter to Whomever the Shoe Fits: I am weary of your contradictions. Stop preaching against bullying while electing bullies. Please take down your tolerance flag if you can't tolerate whatever flag I fly. Please do not abuse my good sense with your support of the Constitution if you insist on the government promoting... Continue Reading →

We the People

In 1789 the Committee on Style, of the Constitutional Convention for the American Colonies, gave the rest of the gentlemen of the Convention the following preamble for the historic document they were drafting: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for... Continue Reading →


To the Church in the United States: 3 I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary. 4 But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first.  (Rev. 5) 9 Open your mouth, judge righteously,     defend the rights of the poor and needy. (Prov. 31) 10 if you pour... Continue Reading →

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