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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.

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I’s a one letter pronoun, the shortest of them all, it complicates our thinking, caused all of us to fall; Satan hijacked Adam’s thinking, he and Eve acted out of I, forgot God’s good intentions chose instead to believe the … Continue reading

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The Limits of Words and The Holiness of God

Ezekiel states he saw “the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord”.* He didn’t claim to see God’s glory nor even the likeness of it. No, he claimed to see the appearance of the likeness, a shadow … Continue reading

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Sensitive, Insensitive

Some of us are sensitive, others not so much, some attracted to the other, disagreements rile us up. Everything can be a battle over really silly stuff, one side easily offended, the other quick with the rebuff. Sensitivity is a … Continue reading

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Freedom, Baby Boomers and Millenials

I’m reading Svetlana Alexievich’s Nobel Prize For Literature book “Secondhand Time, The Last of the Soviets” and she points out the differences between her and her father’s generation and their view of freedom. She mentions that her father could recall … Continue reading

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Christmas Remembered

Another Christmas passes to quickly once again good memories still linger it’s on truth we need depend. Truth’s birth is now called Christmas, Earth’s Creator had arrived but not as most expected, the Creator then a child. But He wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Christmas Denotation

This Christmas let’s not focus on the presents or the trees, nor the family time together though these things are special treats; let’s fix our gaze on The Baby Who left heaven just for us and invaded planet earth to … Continue reading

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Christmas, Is It Happiness or Pleasure?

Have you ever thought about the difference between pleasure and happiness? Perhaps Christmas helps us see the difference for at Christmas we come face to face with what’s eternally transforming, happiness, and what’s short-lived, pleasure. At Christmas we see that … Continue reading

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