Tag: God

  • Remembering The Redhead

    Remembering The Redhead

    Some men were just born beside a river of melancholy. Some men live a lifetime there - Rick Bragg/The Speckled Beauty   It's her birthday today. We used to celebrate with vines of red licorice. She introduced me to the treat while we were in[..]
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  • The Problem with Faith

    The Problem with Faith

    We had not spoken in four years, not since Trump got elected. She, in fact, told me she took my phone number off her phone after three decades of friendship. We had been the closest of friends. We'd raised kids together, traveled together, shopped together,[..]
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  • Lowe’s: Racking up the violation fines

    Lowe’s: Racking up the violation fines

    Our local Lowe's store was one of two stores fined by OSHA last week for violating the masks mandates and not providing for the safety of their employees. OSHA determined that the Lowe's Home Improvement Store #2865 knew that they were not providing for the[..]
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  • We Are All Trans to God

    We Are All Trans to God

    I don't actually know her but I met her father a long time ago, back when she was his son. Nobody is born into the world hoping for a difficult life. No kid growing up ever wants to be shunned, disowned by their own family.[..]
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  • The Old People’s Virus

    The Old People’s Virus

    Whenever I read a story about populations, no matter what the story is, I want to know the specifics of the demographics of the story. So on the day when we surpassed the 500,000 mark of deaths due to Covid, I wondered if there was[..]
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  • Since Satan Moved Into the White House

    Since Satan Moved Into the White House

      I recently read a note from someone saying, "I'm not big on Jesus Christ, but I like the family gatherings and gift-giving part of Christmas and the spirituality of it." I winced. Poor maligned Jesus, always getting the blame for the wrongs others do.[..]
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  • The God of Doom

    The God of Doom

      Today's Cavalry comes wearing white lab coats and goggles. Those researchers and scientists who have gone without food and sleep in an effort to develop a vaccine that will surely save lives, hundreds of thousands of lives. These people are not celebrities. We may[..]
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  • God Loves You like a Granny

    God Loves You like a Granny

      Tim brought back yesterday's mail this morning, along with my Starbucks coffee. This is our ritual when he is with me. I write while he picks up the coffee. Like many who are seeking to follow the medical professionals pleas, we had a quiet[..]
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  • A Repudiation of Christ

    A Repudiation of Christ

      I once preached a Sunday morning message at a church in Lumberton, North Carolina.  The pastor had reached out to me while I was working as an editorial writer at the FayObserver in Fayetteville. He had read my book - Where's Your Jesus Now?[..]
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