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About menmourningmoments

I'm happily married, the Father of 2 sons and 2 daughters and 4 beautiful grandchildren. Death is all around us but somehow we've managed to distance ourselves from it. Men, Mourning, Moments is about how the death of my son awakened me to life & the desire to seize every moment as though it were my last. It's about making sense of life in the good times and bad and allowing GOD to carry me and teach me through the hard times in life.

Unwrapping Lazarus

Agape love’s God’s love for us, sanctified addiction’s how we respond; and with His love we more than thrive, our life and purpose knows no bounds, God’s holiness the linchpin but His love draws us in, there’s not one without … Continue reading

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Flowering Mankind

Does the bulb so gently planted feel alone beneath the earth; or the flower sweetly peeking at the sunlight at its birth? How about the stately oak tree standing at attention, guarding the front yard, been on duty seems forever, … Continue reading

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Laughter Isn’t Always Funny

Getting laughed at don’t get easier just because you’ve gotten old, there’s just more things to laugh at like invisible disabilities and their toll. Sometimes the laughter’s amusing, even if at your expense, though is it really funny or humiliating  … Continue reading

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Loneliness Is A State of Mind, Not a Lifestyle 

Is loneliness a universal problem or one closer to home? How big a part does “fear” play in our feelings of loneliness? Is “shame” the primary driving force behind our loneliness or is it self-absorption or one of the many … Continue reading

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Monumental Mistakes 

While I think I understand why many African-American citizens may be offended at hearing the song Dixie and/or seeing Colonel Reb prancing around a football field, I think European-American Civil War statues may actually serve a more useful  purpose. God … Continue reading

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9/11/2001

Where were you that fateful day when evil flew and innocence betrayed, we watched in shock as the towers fell knowing sadly life had forever changed. Evil does its master’s bidding, Satan lives to kill, steal, and destroy and lying … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Miss American Pie Dreams

We have gone from being the land of opportunity to being the land of anger, angst and addictions. What has caused this seismic shift in attitudes and behavior? Could it possibly be the result of what we have placed our … Continue reading

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