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I changed my mind ... what now?

Woke up today in a very dark place. At 5:00 AM the world is very dark here, but not as dark as the place where I was then. 726 more words

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Guidelines, Vested Interests, and Politics ...

https://notmyfirstrodeoblog.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/6-09-desolation-row.m4aDesolation Row” by Bob Dylan, from the album “Highway 61 Revisited”, (1965)

Can anything good come out of a post about Guidelines, Vested Interests, and Politics? 1,188 more words

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Happy Good Sunday Morning from the Shire ...

Driving home from church last night, in the dark, yup, the sun is going down earlier and earlier this time of year setting at about 6:45 pm and came up this morning about 7:40 am, but last night the most impressive “Harvest “Moon”  I have seen in a long time dominated the drive until it rose high enough to pass behind a bank of scattered light clouds. 3,653 more words

Life In A Small Town

World Problems and Joy?

So what does a country boy see out there in the “REAL” world? What are the “world problems” that I think might affect myself, my family and my life here in rural flyover country, what gets on the radar? 778 more words

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Counsel and Mercy ... listening and acting ...

https://notmyfirstrodeoblog.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/08-wind-of-the-western-sea.m4a “Wind of the Western Sea” Bill Douglas, from the album “Songs of Earth and Sky”, (1998)

Everything mentioned in my previous post may well be provably “true” but the focus of the post is not on “facts”, and “truth”, but rather on my personal “agenda”, my own “truth” so to speak, and my observations of… 1,021 more words

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Two Kingdoms ... A Tale Of ...

https://notmyfirstrodeoblog.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/12-en-pric3a8re.m4a “En Priere”, Bill Douglas, from the album “Kaleidoscope”, (1993)

My last thought, in my last post was “Sitting under a tree, weeping, thinking … praying … 2,461 more words

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Can We Find True Happiness ... or is happiness JUST a problem?

https://notmyfirstrodeoblog.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/04-hotaru.m4a “Hotaru” by Kobudo, from the album “Ototabi”, (2013)

I have been writing lately about aspects of life which I have come to believe are probably both obstacles and paths to happiness. 1,036 more words

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