I Call This Compassion, and Who Knows?

I walked into this shoe store fully intending to buy $40.00 New Balance sneakers asking the salesperson to direct me to these shoes. The first shoes drawing my attention were $65 New Balance leather sneakers; would you call them cross trainers? I walked to Marjorie to ask if we could afford these with $20 archContinue reading “I Call This Compassion, and Who Knows?”

Time doesn’t run out when creating…..

End of my very long day, one foot sticking out from under the computer to rest with ice pack making new joint feel relief, thoughts of two men creating to feed body, to feed camera life, apples, pine, fur, aspen infinitely more to grow and photograph. skin breathing, no cover for last seven weeks, happiness.Continue reading “Time doesn’t run out when creating…..”

How did I give lip service to my precious 12 steps, then the Anointed One, Imanual.

Did I even try? Lip service is when one knows in the brain, but not in the heart. Oh, I know that AA kept me sober, that going to meetings kept me sober. It was I want to say 5 days between a meeting in Illinois, and one in Sioux Falls. I look back atContinue reading “How did I give lip service to my precious 12 steps, then the Anointed One, Imanual.”

So strange that even Bible friends look on with skepticism, and perhaps they have a right.

My movement through churches over the last 9 years might give anyone pause to wonder about “Chuck’s zeal for Jesus Christ,” but just remember I was well on my way to this very stance with Jesus Christ when I left First United Methodist where I had been a member for 5 years, and I leftContinue reading “So strange that even Bible friends look on with skepticism, and perhaps they have a right.”

Remember He Is My Answer–though maybe not yours!

As I’v known somehow there was an answer for me out there; shortly before Christmas 2017, was it December 10, I affirmed my mother, my step-mom, and my dad’s commitment to Jesus was the same as me. Today, this morning, I realized some friends may think I’m into Gospel of prosperity. I recognize that notContinue reading “Remember He Is My Answer–though maybe not yours!”

Forgive, Be With in Any Way, me, Forgive me, my beautiful wife! I have Learned.

Do we yet volunteer to own, let go both of us, oh Lord, you never have! We are together–that’s Thy wish–your desire for our great love to LEAVE us alone for each to each. Yes beauty in Thy word, and each is singular, leaving us alone in any decision we might have which in noContinue reading “Forgive, Be With in Any Way, me, Forgive me, my beautiful wife! I have Learned.”