June 2019 (2 years after retirement) Lately, I’ve been thinking about writing. About missing it, actually. For 40 years before...
The three most popular nonprescription drugs are alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana. Each is harmful to the body and each creates social problems. Of the three, alcohol and tobacco are proven killers. Of those two, tobacco kills only its user (although secondhand smoke is no minor health hazard to others).
Tobacco does not fuel violence toward others.
Nor does pot.
Only alcohol does.
Have you seen that bedraggled man outside of town with the sign: “HELP ME”? I don’t know about you, but that guy bugs me!
That guy bugs me, and Jesus bugs me, too. Jesus bugs me, this I know… (Could be a new song there!)
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Thanks to Old Scratch I’ll be posting a reflection on something I find remarkable in and around my world most every Sunday morning.
Read more about the devil’s role in my life in “This Little Light of Mine” under Let Love Arise in the menu bar.
I miss Senator Byrd.
The responses to last Sunday’s post (Gifts from Our Fathers) were not as many as those to my Mother’s Day post (Mama Said). Forty-two for moms; 24 for dads, which was more than I expected actually. Here's a sampler.
My father gave me a gift he didn’t mean to.
I envy my evangelical friends. They face death with an unshakable confidence.