Category Archives: Exhortation

Words like an arrow finding its mark

Twas a strange sight

(nope, no apology necessary for matter of factness) Looked like a giraffe. Unlikely specimen of nature. Tall, long stretching neck. Looked like it was walking on high heels. Wore a spotted covering. Crazy looking earrings or something. Nervous looking too, … Continue reading

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Candid observations re. the level of life

Did I say candid? Ha, as if that has been a shortcoming. Nope, many defects here, but candor is not on the short list. So, if I may offer a few tales from the world of blogging, based on facts, … Continue reading

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The mother of all storms

He has an innocuous name. Harvey. But don’t confuse his mild-mannered description with weakness. Nope, ol Harv plans on wrecking havoc the likes of which Texas has never seen. Which reminds me. Water. Lots of it. Flooding. Massive flooding is … Continue reading

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Are you sane?

Out of sane, insane, you are outta your mind! Words that evoke an immediate response, whether spoken or not. We all want to preserve what little dignity we have, ( if any at all) and who wants to be told … Continue reading

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The root of the matter

The root. We take it for granted in so many ways. The root of the massive oak tree is not seen, but we see the majestic towering thanks be to the root. The root of the lily of the valley … Continue reading

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Be ready to answer every man…

Below is a copy of a comment sent to my site by CitizenTom in response to William who has issues with God, the scriptures, and people of faith. We would do well to take note of the time and thoughtful attention … Continue reading

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Honesty, smells, Hitler, and spoons

Scripture presents the correct scent. Always. God’s word tells us all about great swelling words, fair speeches, ministers of righteousness, and many antichrists. The truly alert can smell truth and can distinguish roses from sewers. In a recent thread, the … Continue reading

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Thanks, Solomon, noise, and God’s word

Regarding the building of the temple by King Solomon we read this: And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor … Continue reading

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A call to arms your Honour

(No, it’s not a call to revolt. For the quick -to-judge-and even-faster-to-accuse, the word  in this context is to be so equipped in the mind.  Sad that a disclaimer needs to be said for the lazy reader who will at … Continue reading

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It’s a circus I tell ya

The word on the street was that a man was performing ‘miracles.’ Mind you, the circumstances, facts, and the blistering truth of a man born blind now seeing for the first time was overlooked, no, people wanted to sit in … Continue reading

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The resistance!

So there I was. Today actually, cutting our grass, (well, lowering the weeds to be exact). Headlights caught my eye down the road, and there was a slow-moving silver vehicle, and within seconds, no, make that an instant, I realized … Continue reading

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You can’t make this stuff up

Just when you think you have heard it all. A man bent on promoting Christianity as the bane of existence cites this so-called brilliant observation by this ‘intellectual’ woman: —An Oxford University researcher and author specializing in neuroscience Kathleen Taylor … Continue reading

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So you gotta problem with religion?

‘Religion’ is a word which invariably and instantly brings to mind consternation, ridicule, scorn, and  mischaracterization, but it also brings to the mind of a good heart good thoughts and deeds. ‘Religion’ is a word representative of a truth that … Continue reading

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C’mon give it up

A recent observation was made to Ancients, and it reminds me of this idea. Believers are entirely too slow to extend the right hand of fellowship where it is needed and deserved. He worships on Saturday. She worships on Sunday. … Continue reading

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It’s the updates I tell ya…..or?

Update and restart. Update and shut down? Noooooooooooooo. Go away ye bastion of recalcitrance! Every time I am met with this lack of choices, there is collateral damage, this time by way of the WP discretion gods. I send a … Continue reading

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“‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.” ― Henry Ward Beecher (a cut…

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Those are some bad wages

There is an old saying that at the end of the game the king and the pawn go back in the same box. I like this a lot. Apparently a chess idea, that while things appear different, they are so … Continue reading

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Oh to be an expert

Here ya go, scripture, then the opinions by the experts. Ah yes, the ‘experts,’ they who sit in judgment of God. Ugh, the weariness of hearing from the so-called masters of intellect. But note the humor, sarcasm, and overt truth; … Continue reading

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Some poor notes here

 “Who were you talking about- Arch or CS? If it’s CS, then I totally agree. They are the enablers and instigators of social ills, abuse, bigotry, and hate crimes;” so sez some lady who goes by the name neuronotes @ … Continue reading

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Peat and repeat…

Doncha tire of people asking for ‘proof of God?’ Sheesh. There is this thing called dirt, and ‘Death’ is kind of a big one, then there is always the crooked branches of life aka ‘sin.’ Ouch. And in between is nothing … Continue reading

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