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Finding My Joy in My Suffering

I have been working through the book Joy Starts Here with my wife and some people from church. Although it is inspiring, this same time I have faced the very real fact that I am not earning enough money to provide for my family in this moment. I work, I look for work, I wait… Continue Reading

Remember

  Although I am tempted to wax rhetorical on this memorial day, the faces and persons of people I remember demand more respect than that. In the last 10 years two cousins and my best friend (and brother-in-law’s brother) have all died. While only one died in active duty with the American armed forces, I… Continue Reading

Two Paths

As I walk through the woods today, Two paths at my feet diverge. On one, my tired feet often stay, The other, my thoughts do surge. In the woods, there are two paths, And one contains a little voice. The one is known, with food at the end, But the other has two voices now.… Continue Reading

Time-Management Week 2

My goal last week was to do 5 posts a day, with a specific writing system. Although I did not achieve my stated goal, the systematic application of my labor did facilitate a much better week. I did $269 worth of work in 15.25 hours for an average of $17.64. During this time I also… Continue Reading

Let Him Who Wishes Come

We are going through Luke in church on Sundays, and I saw something in the parable of the marriage that I had never seen before. Luke 14: 15-24 The wedding feast was open to all. Although we always see the rich people in the story as those who we know don’t get in, the fact… Continue Reading

4 Steps for Efficient Writing

I write blog posts for businesses in my spare time at Blogmutt.comĀ If you click that link it will take you to my page where you will discover I have published 496 posts for various businesses. This is great, but I have to increase my writing capabilities if I am to continue growing and supporting my… Continue Reading

In The Beginning

What is the significance of a beginning? For thousands of years, a text that Christians, Jews, and Muslims hold dear stated: In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Ever since the rational thinking of Aristotle and Plato, the universe has been seen by great men of knowledge as eternal. The two groups… Continue Reading

A Holy Calling

After a long night responding to various tooth aches, potty breaks and hungry tummies, I rolled my sorry self out of bed at 5:30 AM, a full 2 hours later than I normally do. I have been sick the last two weeks, my bedtime has moved forward accordingly. As I stumble into the hall, I… Continue Reading