Archive for the ‘Affirmation’ Category

The Government Shutdown is over(?)

The Government Shutdown is over for the moment. I am not sad, at all. Not sad although I had planned this post the day before the shutdown ended. Planned it in a pre-shutdown context. I am not sad and I cannot imagine that anyone else is sad. That the shutdown is over, if only for […]

Posted on January 27, 2019 at 7:29 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Affirmation, Faith, Prayer

Praying Made Easy. 9. Look Forward with Faith

Three months out of college, I had a chance to look forward with faith. I began my teaching career at Oak Ridge (NC) Military Academy. I was able to say with absolute confidence and truth: “This is going to be my best year teaching.” And it was—the best year I had ever had as a […]

Posted on January 3, 2018 at 5:16 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Praying Made Easy. 8. Peace beyond the Storm

Most of us eagerly look forward to peace beyond the storm of 2017. This year has been stormy, literally and figuratively. It has been anything but peaceful. A cauldron of politics, storms, fires, anger & terror(ism). Stirred together then brought to a simmer, if not at times a boil. In 2001 or 2002, I discovered […]

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 5:16 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Praying Made Easy. 3. To Reach Out for Help

Our difficulty to reach out for help is a measure of our independence. Our ability to reach out for help is a mark of our independence. Both statements can be true.   You may not agree with that, yet I’ll bet we do agree that one time or another–and more often than only one time–every one […]

Posted on October 30, 2017 at 6:06 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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