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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.

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall, Who…….

When you look into a mirror whose looking back at you, not the person God intended, He meant us sinless through and through. We were made to walk with Jesus, a greater blessing can’t be found; now we sin because … Continue reading

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The Power of Brokenness

It’s clear from scripture that we are saved by the blood of Jesus Christ who was broken and crucified for our sins. This is memorialized in the Lord’s Supper where the loaf of bread is broken to help us remember … Continue reading

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Trauma and Addiction

According to Dr. Lisa M. Najavits’ break through book “Recovery from Trauma, Addiction, or Both”, 2/3’s of all addicts first experienced trauma and addiction followed as a result of their effort to cope with the resulting emotional and/or physical pain. … Continue reading

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Eight (8) Years

Eight years since Shaun left us for a far far better place, at first we thought unfairly God’s plan we now embrace. As taught throughout the Scriptures, seeds need planting before crops can come, Shaun’s death brought a harvest of … Continue reading

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Vulnerability and Intimacy

Vulnerability and intimacy go rightly hand in hand one leads to the other like music to a band. Vulnerable means you’re broken, unprotected,without arms. Intimate means sharing details with ones who care, won’t be alarmed. Intimacy’s more than sensuality though … Continue reading

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Dreams and Control

Sometimes life’s hard to figure, not like simple math 2 + 2 isn’t always 4, often takes a different path. Addition’s like counting digits, memorizing tables that never change; life’s much harder to configure, seldom easy, can’t prearrange. Like the … Continue reading

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Slip, Sliding Away

When did it begin? Why the question asked? “Did God really say”*, no match for evil masked. When you dialogue with evil, death is what you get; if you take your eyes off Jesus, evil’s stare you soon regret. And … Continue reading

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