Category Archives: life

St. Augustus on Unrealistic Expectations

“Lorie darlin’, life in San Francisco, you see, is still just life. If you want any one thing too badly, it’s likely to turn out to be a disappointment. The only healthy way to live life is to learn to … Continue reading

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A Foot In Both Worlds

                  Looking at the picture above, you know it couldn’t have ended well. I was talking with a good friend of mine today on the way home from work. The kids are … Continue reading

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Swallowed Up By Life

Paul says some very interesting things in 2 Corinthians 5. He talks about our inward groaning as we wait to exchange the mortal for the immortal. And that we look forward to that day, if it be that we have … Continue reading

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The Haunting That Was America

“In the time of our innocence, we trusted in good because we had not yet known evil. On this side of Eden and our own experience of the Fall…it appears that we are left to find our way to trust … Continue reading

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Living Life

Internet Nomad Raam Dev posted the following statement early last month in a post entitled “Life Isn’t Safe”. “We all die. We all get hurt, make mistakes, and experience pain that seems impossible to overcome. Life isn’t safe, but a … Continue reading

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Flash Forward

              I think we all have a tendency to look at things in the past, and wonder. What if- this. Or that? Or maybe we look back on a time when things were simpler, … Continue reading

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Life In Black & White

I was sending some photos to a loved one the other day, when they observed that my pictures were in black and white, did I notice? And that this seemed to mimic life lately. Yes, I noticed. Life has been black … Continue reading

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The One Thing You Can Give

12/30/ 2011 I AM The most essential gift you have to give is yourself. When you aren’t entirely true about that, you aren’t true. But we’ve all grown accustomed to committing dozens of little white lies about ourselves every day. … Continue reading

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Living In The Moment

A good friend of mine, Skip, visited a couple of months ago. We spent a long weekend together. Mostly, we golfed. And Skip was a true gentleman, bearing with my inept attempts at the game. He really wasn’t there so … Continue reading

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We Need The Warrior

The Reason For The Warrior Our God is a Warrior because there are certain things in life worth fighting for, must be fought for. He makes man a Warrior in his own image, because he intends for man to join … Continue reading

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Risk, Reward and Courage

Age does have it’s benefits, I think. Although it would be great to have all of this “experience”, AND my youth, in order to take one more crack at this thing called life. Although I’m convinced that on my own, … Continue reading

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In Just A Moment

We’ve spent lifetimes dreaming, working, consumed, passing the things that matter. All that time, in just the blink of an eye, and we are gone. Just a few moments to show whose spirit we embody, and then earthy silence. The … Continue reading

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