That Photo

Do you remember that day we were caught in the rain downtown? It seems like so long ago, we were so young. We had to duck into the doorway of an abandoned building. I had never wanted to kiss someone so badly in my life. I had never kissed anyone. Instead I reached for my…

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One small step…

Neil Armstrong took that final step of mankind. Stepping into the great void he leaves just as a new era in space history is starting (kinda). He was a childhood hero of mine. I got to meet him once in Dayton, Ohio when I was young. He might be gone, but his energy is now…

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Coming to grips.

One of the hardest thins in my life was coming to grips that I might be an atheist. If you know my background then it’s easy to see why. I was deeply involved in the church. I was a minister, and a youth evangelist. I went on mission trips, and even worked as a Christian…

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Smile, you only spilled the milk.

Do you ever really notice what makes you smile? My smile moment this morning was taking fresh baked biscuits out of the oven. Seeing that perfect golden brown immediately brought a smile to my face. Don’t over look the small things. They make up more of the circle than the bad things. Treat them as…

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What we accept…

Sometimes life is more about how you accept it, rather than how you make it. Accepting that life is hard can be the first step to being happy. We start a new life every day. Who we were yesterday doesn’t have to be who we are today. Be happy, be kind, and love.

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I Create Me

I am responsible for my own destiny. I create my own reason for being. It’s easy to call upon God to suffer Your fears and your sins. It’s much harder to face your Fears alone. Standing in the Face of pain and heartache, We are alone. We find solace in the company Of other strangers….

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One Photograph

One Photograph…. I have only one photograph of you It’s an old photo  It’s an old black and white photo  I don’t know when it was taken  You were younger, we were young then  This photograph was the you before I met you  Your hair was shorter, but your smile is the same  Sometimes I…

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My conversation with Stephanie…

I’ve thought a lot lately about my life. This was the response to a comment she made on my Facebook page. She’s a wonderful friend who forces me to think about things in a totally different perspective. I don’t have many “close” friends, but the friends I have are very close. My close friends and…

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The Story of Grover Cleveland

by Tanis Robert Justice – Copyright © All rights reserved… This is the true story of a man named Grover Cleveland. Not a bum, but a man. For a very short time I knew him as a friend and a teacher. Grover Cleveland was a man who sat outside my physics 101 class when I was…

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