Category Archives: Opinion

Running, the Christian Walk

The analogy the New Testament uses comparing running to the Christian walk has become more poignant to me recently as I have reignited my love for running in the last year or so. As I wrote about in my most … Continue reading

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On (Almost) Reaching a Long-Held Running Goal

I’m the type of person that prefers tidy endings. I like it when a story wraps up neatly at the end. I use that same preference quite often in the stories I choose to tell: I don’t like to share … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July, I Guess (A Brief Account of My Waning Patriotism)

A month before Independence Day, store shelves, as usual, began to don red, white and blue USA flag-printed everything: kitchenware for BBQs, patriotic shirts, garden flags, you name it. Seeing these types of items used to get me amped for … Continue reading

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On Facebook Messenger’s Read Receipt Feature

If you use Facebook Messenger, you’re likely familiar with the “handy” little feature that shows the sender of a message when the recipient has read it. On a web browser, it just says, “Read Thursday 1:23pm,” etc. On Facebook Messenger … Continue reading

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Facebook Addiction: A Pushback Experiment

I will be the first to admit that I spend too much time on Facebook. It sucks me in, and I find myself spending more time browsing it than I ever intended. Often many times throughout the day. I haven’t … Continue reading

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The Most Delicious Kale You’ll Ever Eat

The veggie that has many people’s palates running scared can be transformed into a delicious side with just a few ingredients. Continue reading

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Australia: A Major Bucket List Item

Recounting a bucket list vacation to Australia. It was beyond wonderful.
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You Can Do More Than You Think You Can

“There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.” – Henry Ford I’ll agree with ol’ Henry on that. When it comes to getting things accomplished, I’ve found that sometimes, through a variety of … Continue reading

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The 3 Stages of Emotional Connection to Costco

Going to Costco for the first time as a youngster was startling to my young mind. The experience changed as I got older. Here is what I have identified as the three phases of connection to Costco. Shock and Awe … Continue reading

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Why People Hate Christians & Christianity

These are fascinating times in which we live. Since my childhood, I’ve seen Judeo-Christian ethics slowly but surely move from basically accepted standards and the cultural norm to rejected, stomped on, and moved to what, subjectively, seems like a shunned … Continue reading

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