Monthly Archives: May 2021

The Essence of True Sacrifice

Thought for the Week It’s Memorial Day in my country, the day on which honor those who’ve sacrificed their lives for the sake of others. But as deeply as the word “sacrifice” resonates, the key word is others. Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Greater Love…

“Sacrifice…should be done from love…from necessity…it should be done for people who need your strength because they don’t have enough of their own.” ~Veronica Roth Tomorrow is Memorial Day in my country, a day when we honor those who have … Continue reading

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What Gender Is Your Computer?

I didn’t write the following, but I do find it amusing (I don’t know who wrote it). Yes, it’s based on stereotypes, but there are some “that kinda rings true” statements. And, yes, it’s not very of-our-time; I mean, are … Continue reading

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Ridiculously Literal Memes

I’ve always loved absurd humor. When I was a teenager, my friends and I were watching a WWII movie at a theater when the sound suddenly went out. On the screen there was a brief shot of a cat (it … Continue reading

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Someplace Not Here

Classic Kenworth diesel truck When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. My life of happy … Continue reading

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Growing Old

Originally posted on My Good Time Stories:
Photo by?Matthias Zomer?from?Pexels Ahhh…getting old. We are all getting old and some of us faster than others…ha ha ha! Today’s little blog contains a collection of hilarious little quips/thoughts that I think all…

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The Day I Fell In Love with Music

My Real Memoir I’d always loved music. I just didn’t know it. It was my Uncle Walt (Disney) who’d introduced me to it. I danced along with the Mouseketeers and wore my coonskin cap when I sang the theme from the … Continue reading

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Ideas Are Only Seeds

Thought for the Week “Like every book I never wrote, it is by far the best book I have ever written.” ~G.K. Chesterton In nature, 99% of seeds never germinate, and of those, owing to poor conditions, less than 1% … Continue reading

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Living in an Abnormal World

We think of life on earth as normal. But it’s not. We get a very different perspective from Jesus. Like Klaatu–the alien ambassador in the classic sci-fi film The Day the Earth Stood Still, who has come to warn humans about their … Continue reading

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Attack of the Lusty Cicadas!

“They’re hereeeee!” The ominous-sounding Brood X has arrived in our neighborhood! But first, a flashback: When I was 15, I took a cross-country trip. We stopped to make sandwiches at a park in Amarillo, Texas. Two things: first, that was … Continue reading

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