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Sunrises Around the Corner: Remembering to Remember Part 4

An old proverbial nugget (of oriental origin I think) says, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." I remember when I began my journey away from home. It was so very long ago. I was about 17 or 18 and I was moving from where my parents lived to a nearby town. There was a church there that I was getting involved in and it was a step bigger than where my parents lived...so I went and decided I'd figure things out along the [...]

By | 2014-09-02T01:05:49+00:00 June 1st, 2005|Memoirs|0 Comments

Of Oceans and Nalgene Bottles: Remembering to Remember Part 3

For all practical purposes I was going to try to remain in chronological order. Now I'm not...and I hope that that doesn't mean that I have ceased to be practical. For urgency's sake I'm going bust into realtime here briefly. Yesterday morning I woke up with the phrase, "God is an endless ocean" going through my head; which took me back to a time a couple of years ago. I was on a plane flight (Frontier Airlines), and I was sitting in the numb flight existence when I [...]

By | 2014-09-02T00:49:07+00:00 May 31st, 2005|Memoirs|0 Comments

Perseverance, The Finale

Well, the infamous "They" say that: "All good things must come to an end." It is comforting that it's not just the good things that come to an end, but also all things (with some exceptions, of course). Now, I have no idea who exactly "they" are, but I think I've met them once. They were shorter than I had imagined. Regardless, the series on perseverance must conclude so that I can think deep thoughts about something else. I think an important thing in perseverance is having a [...]

By | 2018-01-15T17:38:05+00:00 August 31st, 2004|Memoirs, Perseverance|6 Comments