My Wise Council (and Why Everyone Should Get One)

Wisdom is necessary for life’s journey: if for no other reason than to give one rational assistance in avoiding taking unnecessary missteps.  For the thinking man, wisdom is applied knowledge after years of being tested in the field and found to be true because of the evidence that it works.  For the spiritual man, wisdom…

My Pieces in Online Publications Up Until Now

Sometimes, I try to share with people my pieces to help them conjure up the image of me as a good writer.  No, not really.  I honestly want more people to see my work and give me their thoughts.  I desire to grow as a writer and I know that I need constructive criticism. So,…

Watching for the Signs to End a Discussion

This post was spurred on by a short post on a site called Ricochet, a community for conservative people and discussion.  In the post, a gentleman questioned why the comment section was removed from another post. One moderator wrote: “We closed the comments, by the mutual agreement of all moderators, as we observed that the…

Know Thy Neighbor

written by Jerome Danner Being in communion with those living in your neck of the woods should be more important than many of us make it out to be in the day in which we live.  Whether we have thought about it or not, whether we care about it or not, it is actually quite…

Type 2 Diabetes Can Be a Wake-up Call

I remember a few months back, I got a call from my doctor’s office about my test results from my blood work.  I heard those words on the other end of the phone that no one truly ever wants to hear: “Mr. Danner, your lab results came back abnormal.  We need you to come in.”…

Everyone Does Not See Racism Everyday……

Racism.  Goodness, I am so tired of seeing this word or accusations of it.  I am tired of people inflating issues to make it seem like the issues surrounding race or skin color today is akin to the racism of old.  I believe that it is not. I honestly do try to be patient and…

Short Poem (Struggle)

O filthy beast within me Your presence has no place here An island of purity afar off I see A purity known and unknown, still not near How can it be that this beast dwells within me Like an old oak tree with roots grown deep in my heart But this wicked flesh O filthy…

Descriptions of You Written With Love (A Series to My Wife)

Kind, Is She   Kind, is she She who rises against the turbulence of life Still finds time to love And gives love in a time when it is most needed   Easy is her warming spirit The warmth that radiates from her is magnificent And that magnificence I am in constant awe of In…

The New Atheists Have Nothing to Worry About

Whenever I see pictures of billboards from atheistic organizations or other advertisements from them, I tend to snicker a little to myself.  It is not at the beliefs of atheists because some atheists are sincere in their objections towards God and the Christian faith (besides other religions), which actually helps me to be rational about…