500 Words For Your Spiritual Journey

Every last one of us is on a journey. However, some folks are reluctant to admit "where they are" on their particular pilgrimage. Each of the following 500-word blog posts below are pulled from my raw and personal journals in hopes that you are encouraged to either start or continue your journey led by Someone who offers Himself as a guide.

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The ghoulish sound from coyotes atop White Oak Mountain in North Georgia. An owl coos in a cypress pine tree right outside our bedroom window after 3:30 in the a.m. A train moans as it runs parallel with Ringgold/Ooltewah road around four a.m. followed by howling in the garage below from our two Labrador Retrievers, […]

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Sometimes, it takes a graphic approach to wake up people, that hopefully results in widened eyes, an open heart, a stretched mind, and an unclenched fist. However, in today’s uninhibited world, a lot of folks aren’t fazed by what used to shock people. And they don’t appear to be lacking in knowledge. When in doubt, […]

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A lot of people try to hide the appearance of their hands these days. Months and months of applying hand sanitizer and using disinfectant wipes have taken its toll. We of-course want sterile hands so we don’t get Covid-19 or spread it. But what happens if you forget to wash your hands one time out […]

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Let’s be honest. We want someone to look up to. We want someone to take care of us. We want someone on our side who believes like we do. A political savior.

Sometimes, the best lessons are learned when we’re not expecting them. One day, I was searching through desk drawers in our house for postal stamps I’d been collecting. “I hope I didn’t hurriedly stick them on envelopes or bills when I saw the mailman coming.” Then it hit me. “What about the jewelry box on […]

Ted and Charlotte exist in most every church. Their pew has everything but their name on it, though it has been suggested. Ted didn’t let the Covid-19 pandemic keep him and Charlotte away. No one dares question their dogmatic perspective. The few that have received a condescending glare, because there’s no room for new ideas […]

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Regrets. Who hasn’t had them, especially if life lasts a long time and you tend to look back every now and again. There is one though, I don’t have. The trajectory of pursuing money. I was never on that track, nor did I want to be. It wasn’t in the cards, as someone said. Years […]