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Fourth Grade Mission Project

I describe visiting all 21 missions in California and making models of them with my children as they passed through 4th grade. Continue reading

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I Love the Commandments of God

This is a statement I struggle saying freely, because my heart and mind wants to rebel almost as soon as I think to say it!  To think that I was an atheist 20 years ago, yet I still struggle with … Continue reading

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MLM, Poker, and other violently emotional reactions

I admit that I have certain hot-button topics that make me squeamish and filled with dread and fear.  These topics fill me with turbulent emotions that make my stomach crawl.  A short list: Gory movies, esp. dismemberment, rape, or execution … Continue reading

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Rebuttal: AoM Podcast #126: Christianity, Masculinity, and Manly Maxims With Stephen Mansfield

This podcast started out hopeful, but as it progressed I felt that this discussion, while having a form of godliness, denied the power of Jesus Christ to save men’s souls. Like french fries without salt, we taste bland to the … Continue reading

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The Electronic Household

I passed by the house of the electronics addict, by the yard of the man lacking sense, and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns; the ground was covered with thistles and dandelions, and its fence was broken down. Then … Continue reading

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Old Journal Entry: Regretting Moving Away

October 11, 1999 How can I write a song that would successfully express this emotion I’m feeling?  Would it have lyrics?  If I were to write a song, it would evoke this feeling: “I could be happy, if you were … Continue reading

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Finding My Church and My Wife

These are old journal entries, logged just days before 9-11.  The Pastor at my previous church is leaving, and I need to find a new church. August 24, 2001 Who is my wife? She loves God with all her heart … Continue reading

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