Category Archive: Musings

Apr 27

The World is an Ugly Place

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Matthew 5:8 This verse caught my eye on one of those little inspirational Facebook posts that people post from time to time.  It was a picture of a precious little girl playing in the ocean it had one of those sweet almost impressionist looks …

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Jul 07


It only takes a few minutes of watching the news or checking your Facebook page to get stressed out about the “state our world is in.”  There is war and turmoil in every corner of the world, they are rioting in the streets of all of our major cities, poverty and lack of education are …

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Apr 18

Looking for What I’ve Lost – My Mother and Alzheimer’s Disease

The first distinct memory I have of my mom is from when I was four years old. We lived in Sheridan, Wyoming, my parents were recently out of Bible College and had just finished up with, what shall I say, a less than happy ministry experience. We were living in an old farm house in …

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Apr 08

I’m Sad – Thoughts on Depression

Thoughts on Depression “Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and He healed their sick.” Matthew 14:14 One of the wealthiest most well-known men in our community took his own life recently, due to overwhelming depression. He was a gentle soul, a philanthropist who along with his …

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Nov 23

The Sin of Sodom

In my last blog I asked the question “Why does homosexuality, then, bother the church so much more than any of this list of sins or any other number of sins that are not specifically enumerated herein? (I Corinthians 6:9 – 11) I think that another answer to that question is the story of Sodom …

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Nov 16

Thoughts on Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court of the United States just ruled making Gay Marriage legal in this county. Many church leaders and Christians are very up-set about what they consider another nail in the coffin for this nation. They believe that since gay marriage is now legal we are one step closer to the judgment of God …

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Oct 26

Truth or Lie – Do you care?

“If the only reason you believe something is because your favorite talk show host or preacher said it, you will eventually believe a lie.” What is the Truth and how do we find it? In our world today we are bombarded with information from every side. From the news media,TV, Movies, the internet, church, preachers, …

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Aug 24

Am I a Friend?

“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought that no one but myself…’” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves Greater love has no one than this that one lay down his life for his friend. John 15:13 I’ve been thinking about friends. No not those friends……  …

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Apr 05

Time Slips Away – thoughts at a wedding

Its been awhile since I posted a blog, I’ve been so busy with work and my daughter’s wedding last week that its been difficult to find time to sit down and write all the thoughts swirling in my head.  This week I’m deviating from my current series to share some thoughts that I shared at …

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