A bridge over troubled water

“Kids in jail are children too” ~Fuzz This was my summer motto. I had the wonderful opportunity to work as a counselor/instructor for the Teens and Police Service Academy summer program. TAPS Academy is a non-profit organization that provides interactive learning programs to help reduce the social distance between teens and law enforcement. This organization…

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The Awakening

Writing is my truest love and I miss when we are apart. But absence does make my heart grow fonder or so I tell my non-committal self.

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Sonrise: Feb. 25

“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock; if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. ~ Revelation 3:20 I like the book of Revelation. For me, it presents the reader the unique privilege of seeing loving counsel…

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Life plans

Life is what you make it. So I’ve been told. Sometimes, I wonder if life actually makes me. Image: https://youtu.be/QzWCrkvbJo0 I try to be a good planner. I update tasks in my daily planner, on my phone calendar, and in my strategies book (as needed). I’m not tightly wound around my system, but I do…

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Sonrise: Feb. 18th

“Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” ~ 1 Peter 3:13-14 Image: Pixnio.com Who is going to harm you if you want to do good? A lot…

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Speak on it

Your purpose is always tied to your service ~ Fuzz (I say that) I’ve been doing some soul searching and prioritizing. I’ve been asked if I do speaking engagements. I have and I do, but I’m ready to really just focus my topics to those things I am most passionate about. I’ve had the privilege…

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Sonrise: Feb. 4th

“Let the whole earth be filled with His glory. Amen and amen. ~Palm 72:19 This morning when I came downstairs, Big Daddy, my grandfather-in-law, was sitting listening to hymns on television. Big Daddy is 92 years old. I made us both a cup of coffee and joined him in listening to the sweet melodies. The…

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Fatalistic Impressions

Of all the isms, I’m most annoyed by the rhetoric of fatalism. Where there is no hope for change, there is literally no hope. Period. I am always taken aback when I hear someone ramble on about how their life is ordered by a script that they cannot alter and have no responsibility in it’s…

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