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Ted One of the hardest things in life, is death... When a loved one dies, the ones left behind feel the loss, the pain and sorrow. No amount of condolences can ever fill the void in your heart. Death is part of life, its is not the end of it. On February 13th of 2019, … Continue reading Ted…

Male Affection: A Photographic History Tour | The Art of Manliness


In my unending search for just the right vintage images for our articles, I have looked through thousands of photographs of men from the last century or so. One of the things that I have found most fascinating about many of these images, is the ease, familiarity, and intimacy, which men used to exhibit in … Continue reading Male Affection: A Photographic History Tour | The Art of Manliness

Mother, Daughter and John 15:13


A friend of mine was texting me the other night with issues she was having with her daughter, Mothers Day had come and passed and all she received from her daughter was a text stating Happy Mothers Day. Shallow and cold, I will admit, but not unexpected. The relationship between them has always been a … Continue reading Mother, Daughter and John 15:13

Did Jesus set us up for Failure?


  Jesus H. Christ (Photo credit: angelofsweetbitter2009) "I give you a new commandment: Love one another as I have loved you." (John 13:34) Jesus, after washing the feet of His friends, gave the commandment to love one another as he has loved us, that, my friends, is a hard commandment. The love of Jesus is … Continue reading Did Jesus set us up for Failure?

Are you the Fox: A Lenten Reflection


Image via Wikipedia 31 At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.” 32 He replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘I will keep on driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will … Continue reading Are you the Fox: A Lenten Reflection

The Good Thief: A Lenten Reflection


Lent offers us a time to examine your lives, to look deep within, to take inventory of our lives and see what is stuffed under our spiritual beds. However, how many of us really take the time to do this, how many of us look at Lent as just a time to give up candy or maybe … Continue reading The Good Thief: A Lenten Reflection

What is your Focus this Lent?


Image via Wikipedia                         Were is your focus this Lent? On you or on Jesus. Lent is not about us, it is not about self-improvement, it is about Jesus, it's about New Birth, it's about New Life, it's about New Perseverance and New Death. New Birth … Continue reading What is your Focus this Lent?

Declutter for the New You


Image via Wikipedia Here is a challenge, declutter your life starting now… Where ever you are reading this, stop reading and look around, find 5 things you can toss out or donate… And do it, toss it or donate it… Only 5 things… The act of cleansing or decluttering is a hard thing for us … Continue reading Declutter for the New You

Christmas music


Well it has been sometime between blogs, lots in the news about the "peaceful" occupy wall street group. Lots about the republican candidates, including the surge of Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich and the Obama jobs bill that seems unable to pass (thank God). But the news I want to talk about is a local … Continue reading Christmas music