Name's Martin, I've been a long time reader of the blog and somehow never before ventured into the forums. The posts have very often given me food for thought.I have just entered into my 40's, and I…Continue
"S'all good. I prefer people to be frank in discussions rather than the other way around. :) Thank you for the welcome! Just reading through some of the forums. This place is *huge*. I never imagined..."
Name's Martin, I've been a long time reader of the blog and somehow never before ventured into the forums. The posts have very often given me food for thought.I have just entered into my 40's, and I still feel like I've missed out on a lot when it comes to knowing about what it is to be the sort of man I want to be. While I did have a father until I was 20, he was either a silent or poor role model. So, I've sort of based my philosophies and interactions more on the school of life than…See More
"Yes you did the right thing for him. The first and only dog I ever loved was 12 when his hips went. He couldn't walk. That's no way for a dog to live. I had him put down the next day. It was one of the hardest…"
""Transparency", how often have we heard that from this president? How can he promise transparency when he doesn't even know what is going on under his 'watch'? The president sets the tone of the administration,…"
"Jonny---so sorry to hear about your loss. Let me offer my sincerest condolences. I've lost beloved pets before, and I know how tough this can be. I'd encourage you to be good to yourself for the next few days--this may…"
"I don't think its so much that we are failing at spreading the Gospel- I think its that Christians are failing to be Christians. Its the quality vs quantity conundrum. Are those who are already Christians carrying their crosses…"
"Do you mind expanding a bit what you are looking for with "sound moral character"? I am with you that we are stupid to look for the god-like perfection of a candidate, but then what leaves us with then the far extremes or bland…"
"Unfortunately that is probably going to be a difficult and long process. Apparently nobody tells the president anything. His desires are not expressed to those lower down the chain except for his own special brand of transparency. This special form…"