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Defeated before the battle begins?

I have started reading “A Heart Like His: Intimate Reflections on the Life of David” by Beth Moore.  I love Beth Moore, and I love how when something is really speaking to her heart she gets so excited.  717 more words

She was exhausted, for she had fought enough with her inner demons.
She was defeated, for she had lost the battle against the world.
She was broken, for she had been betrayed much too long. 31 more words

muhammad ali defeated sonny liston 50 years ago today

the Greatest Muhammad  Ali  became the champ 50  years ago on this date

with his upset victory over then Champion Sonny Liston.  some people thought… 86 more words

News & Current Affairs

The Bullshit Lies I Catch Myself Believing.

I am feeling a bit under the weather tonight.  Maybe it is because my allergies are acting up, maybe it is just stress from work, but I am finding it really hard to turn off the stuff in my head.   756 more words


Steering Through The Storm

Every year I tell myself that the construction business can’t get any harder.  But every year it does….  

It’s a crazy business.  Added code requirements, crazy hoops to jump through to get approvals, complicated designs, unrealistic expectations, volatile material and labor costs and availability are just a few of the issues.  677 more words


SNP ambitions thwarted as the Empire Strikes Back

THEY tried to fight them on the benches, they tried to fight them in the lobbies, but all it took was the guile of two veteran MPs to repel the cream of the Tartan hordes: 260 more words



Incomplete and alone
No superstitions that work
Grandma’s morals decades old
Darkness haunts me

Alone in my car
Sunroof wind and sun
Black wing-tip gulls… 36 more words

Marty Wilde