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Beyond the Microphone

As I sit down to write this blog post, I reflect on the profound journey that has brought me to this point in my spiritual life. Growing up in a conservative Christian household, I was taught to follow a strict interpretation of the Bible and adhere…

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Since my exit from the church, which was nothing formal or dramatic - just stopped going at some point, I have found my spiritual life is so much more free and loving. I find my ability to interact with people who have different experiences and beli…

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April 1, 2022

The Journey So Far

When I started this podcast, it was my intent to do small, 5-10 minute episodes. Little observations, thoughts, the way I see things. If anything, it would be something my grandchildren or great-grandchildren might look back on one day and hear some…

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Feb. 27, 2022

What Happens When We Die

The question that almost every person asks themselves once they become aware of their own mortality is, “What happens when we die?” Is there a heaven and hell? Does all consciousness just cease to exist? Are we reincarnated?  Well, …

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I’m still upset about the horrible way the IOC and Russia handled the women’s figure skating event. They way they used these young girls for ratings and destroyed any enjoyment of the event was unconscionable. I’ll be discussing th…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Grace Over Law

I’m not one to tell the Catholic Church how to run their organization. They were around long before I came along and they’ll be around long after I’m gone. However, when I read stories like this, I have to ask myself if the hierarc…

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Feb. 13, 2022


Whenever you go through bible stories, almost invariably there are people who get an automatic label. For example, Rahab the Harlot. I remember growing up hearing “Rahab the Harlot” frequently. Rahab was a woman who lived in Jericho and …

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Feb. 12, 2022

Finding Understanding

This is a follow up to my last post. I reached out to the person who had tweeted at me the other day about my Alpha Males post in a DM. I explained I believed they had misunderstood me and they very graciously responded to me they had and remov…

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People often see a headline and react to it without ever reading the article. In fact, I have noticed (often) in far left and far right leaning publications they will have a very inflammatory headline and then you read the article and it says almost…

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Feb. 10, 2022

“Alpha Males”

As I previously mentioned, I plan on doing a podcast about insecure men and the impact it has on our culture, our churches, our world, our families, social media. Wow. There is just so much here. I hope to publish it tonight. It’s one of those…

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