Restart

Midlife Crisis. One of mine came on as a bit of a jolt. As it turned out, the crisis became an opportunity, eventually, for a great restart. “What’s a midlife crisis? It’s the stuff of jokes and stereotypes—the time in life when you do outrageous, impractical things like quit a job impulsively, buy a red … More Restart

Dim

A cold wind blew up Main Street as I walked past Lassen High School. The dimly lite street lamps cast shadows that danced in the wind. Susanville’s streets were clear of ice and snow, yet few cars were out; it was after six o’clock and the few stores in the downtown were closed. People say … More Dim

We’re Right; They’re Wrong; And Christians Still Die as They did in Rome

  Andrew Willow, a host of a conservative radio talk show The Wiklow Majority sub-titles his show with “We’re Right. They’re Wrong. End of Story.” He has a point. According to C.H. Spurgeon (19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892 Baptist Preacher in London) as Christians, as Followers of Y’shuaJesus, we are entitled. We have Christian Privilege. In … More We’re Right; They’re Wrong; And Christians Still Die as They did in Rome

Stagger not at the Promises of G-d; Live Successful Lives

“Unbelief is at the bottom of all our staggerings at God’s promises,” wrote Matthew Henry. He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God. . . (Romans 4;20) The Creator of the Universe, of all that is, seen and unseen, offers righteousness to His creation; … More Stagger not at the Promises of G-d; Live Successful Lives

Specific

The Daily Post, Daily Writing Prompt: Specific The Christmas Season is over today for those folks who wait until the Feast of Three Kings or Orthodox Christmas to call it over. The New Years is well under way, and I suppose most of those well-meaning resolutions are already broken,

Chill Out!

The Daily Post Writing Prompt RELAX Last summer, beneath a lonely full moon that cried out to me, “Chill Out, Dude,” I relaxed a little. I enjoyed the solitude, the sound of waves slapping the hull, and the breeze filling the sails. When finally the sun dropped behind the pine trees to the west, I stirred … More Chill Out!

Getting Old

  The Daily Post Writing Prompt Moody  “An English degree and a dime,” Dad said, “will get you a cup of coffee.” A dime won’t get me a cup of coffee these days. Do something “practical.” How ’bout a marine biologist. And later, inspired by my auto shop teacher, I wanted to get my degree … More Getting Old