Category Archives: Opinions

Saw a movie yesterday that really affected me.


I don’t often do things like movie reviews, but my brother Steve recommended that I watch a movie on Netflix called, “The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio.”  I watched yesterday, and sobbed most of the way through.  It really brought … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts for a Saturday


I haven’t been here in almost a month.  My, how time flies.  I’ve been going through a bit of a ‘slump’, personally, and just mostly trying to get through that.  Thanks to those of you who have stuck with me.  … Continue reading

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AARRRGH!! Arrogance!!


I’m so sick of the arrogance I see literally all over the place.  Especially when a political election is coming up.  It makes my blood boil!  There are certain figures who send me over the top.  Bill Maher is one … Continue reading

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Politics, Religion, Opinion, and Respect


I think there are a couple of things that would make life a lot more pleasant for ourselves as well as others, as individuals.  One is if we could understand that it’s okay, and feel the freedom to state our … Continue reading

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Unconditional Acceptance?


Truly loving a person does NOT mean unconditionally accepting whatever they do.  Unconditional acceptance is not the same thing as unconditional love.  If someone you love is dancing around on the train tracks with their ear phones on, and you … Continue reading

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Facades vs. Optimism


I was thinking about the ideas of facades, as in that poem I just reposted…people going through life holding things in and pretending all is well, but underneath, their hidden pain is great.  But there is a difference I think … Continue reading

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Food for Thought


First of all, let me say that this post is absolutely not meant as a judgment on anyone.  People I know have a variety of varying beliefs about this.  It’s just some questions…some things I’ve thought about as a Christian, … Continue reading

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