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Needing More Wisdom for Myself & My Son and a Thought on Marriage

The older I get, more and more I see the importance of gaining knowledge, putting it into practice (in some way, if possible), and hoping that it blossoms into wisdom that I can share.  I really hope that I hold on to many things to share with my son.  To gain more knowledge is a… Continue reading Needing More Wisdom for Myself & My Son and a Thought on Marriage

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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… Continue reading Watching for the Signs to End a Discussion

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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.”… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes Can Be a Wake-up Call

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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… Continue reading Everyone Does Not See Racism Everyday……

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BOOK REVIEW – “BOOKED: LITERATURE IN THE SOUL OF ME” by Karen Swallow Prior

I just completed a book entitled, “BOOKED: Literature in the Soul of Me,” written by Karen Swallow Prior.  When I write that I just got done with reading it, I do mean that literally because I finished it about two minutes before 2015 went from future to present.  I had been intending to wrap this… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – “BOOKED: LITERATURE IN THE SOUL OF ME” by Karen Swallow Prior

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BOOK REVIEW – NOT GOD’S TYPE: AN ATHEIST ACADEMIC LAYS DOWN HER ARMS by Holly Ordway

From start to finish of Not God’s Type, Holly Ordway gives an honest account of her exploration into Christian theism (specifically Catholicism) from atheism, all the while reflecting on different writings that influenced her thinking and change of heart.  She writes in a way that is very “simple” (I use this word loosely), not to… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – NOT GOD’S TYPE: AN ATHEIST ACADEMIC LAYS DOWN HER ARMS by Holly Ordway