Pause

There is a placeThat you can goWhere time is a tasteAnd forward it does not knowJust before the sun appearsAnd the day takes it’s reinsWhen the silence clearsAnd the music fills your veinsA memory as real as can beAs verse leads into hookShed every worry, you’re freeDarkness, the melody tookWhen you close your eyesAnd the beat is your only lightEvery note before the music diesMakes … Continue reading Pause

The Builder

The homes he built still stand today Through the recession, he found a way The families he built have united in love Our gift to him as he arrived above He had a sudden interest in a particular bean He was an advocate for truth, but never mean He was funny and made laughter fill the air “It’s not fur, it’s definitely camel hair” He … Continue reading The Builder

Race or Ideology?

We went from Black Lives Matter protesters saying the All Lives Matter movement is racist to BLM loyalists protesting the self defense killing of 2 white men (and shooting of a 3rd). I guess all lives matter, then? Or do they only matter when they believe what you believe? Or maybe you have to rape children in order to matter (Joseph Rosenbaum) to these people? … Continue reading Race or Ideology?

Immigration In The Eyes of a Christian

When Christians talk (or often times debate) about immigration into the United States, two main arguments emerge. I am sharing the two most popular arguments and providing links to applicable references therein. Welcoming The Stranger In Jesus’ words – Matthew 25:35-40 “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed … Continue reading Immigration In The Eyes of a Christian

Infighting

Facebook Whistleblower Leaks coming from Facebook are not new. So why did the media choose to cover the most recent? Frances Haugen exposed what most critical thinkers have already figured out. Facebook designed an algorithm that increases the chances of users becoming addicted to it’s platform. Drama and division breeds passion and passion leads to exercising your voice. Where do most people do that? Social … Continue reading Infighting

20 Years

It was a beautiful morningAmerica was delivered a warning Flights were boardedLast kisses were hoarded A nation blessed so brightIt’s buildings shine in the light Our lives changed at 8:46Sadness and violence, a lethal mix Flight 11 ended in fire92 souls came to retire America was struck on it’s soilIt’s first responders did toil At 9:03 Flight 175 came into viewIt’s fate, you already knew … Continue reading 20 Years

Headstone

Days will passAnd a time will come When life’s been livedAnd the race has been run I’ll have given my allTo do what was good I’ll find peace in the factYou knew where I stood Whether linens or brassI will lay to rest You’ll know for sureI gave my best So find some cedarAnd dig a hole Because where I’m goingAll I need’s my soul … Continue reading Headstone

Gravity

Growing up I never thought for a second About what kept my feet upon the ground But when you’re built for something And it’s absent when you look around – That’s when you feel how heavy gravity can be It’s conflict in the air keeping you here It’s necessary for so many things in life But it’s crushing me, I fear – Being broken is … Continue reading Gravity

Dear Governor Walz

On July 25th, 2020 you ordered a statewide mask mandate. Minnesota State Law statute 609.735 states “A person whose identity is concealed by the person in a public place by means of a robe, mask, or other disguise, unless based on religious beliefs or incidental to amusement, entertainment, protection from weather, or medical treatment, is guilty of a misdemeanor.” Medical treatment means examination and treatment by … Continue reading Dear Governor Walz