"I have prayed for Dean. I hope it goes well.
My wife's grandfather died over ten years ago and it was really difficult, he was the only really Godly man in either my wife or my family - and he'd had a huge impact on many…"
"I'm sorry to hear about your father-in-law.
I've been hearing a lot of news about people being diagnosed with cancer lately and am planning on using my lunch break once a week to go to a daily Mass that's followed by a service…"
"Cameron, my sister and her husband are experiencing the exact same trial right now. I will certainly pray for you and your wife in my prayer time, and here.....
Lord, you call us to enter into holy marriage in Your name and then to be…"
Brothers (and sisters),I would just ask literally a few seconds of your prayer time today and in the near future for my father-in-law, recently diagnosed with cancer (unstaged as of now, but believed to be quite serious). I sincerely thank you. Pray as you think best, or even use what I'll type below. God bless. Almighty God, we ask you humbly, but confidently, to heal Dean of his cancer -- whether that healing happens slowly through gradual shrinkage of the tumor growths -- or whether that…See More
"I don't think that is safe to say at all. Due to the alarming divorce rate, more boys are growing up without a father figure than at any other time in our history. If men are becoming more like women -- which I would agree with -- it is due to…"
"Though it's probably preferable that one learns true manhood from his father, it's certainly not a requirement. Worthy mentors are found in other places -- maybe a grandfather, maybe a teacher or coach, maybe a friend's father. As…"
"Three things to consider -- nice trappings do not equal happiness. I'll bet if you got to intimately know some of the people who try to keep up with the Joneses, you would find that their toys don't bring them true fulfillment. Secondly,…"
Maine seacoast, sports, reading, electric guitar, RPGs
Rick Johnson -- Power of a Man
Tom Brokaw -- The Greatest Generation
JRR Tolkien -- Lord of the Rings
Ocean's 11 (the original)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
The Quiet Man
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
The Dirty Dozen
original Star Wars trilogy
You know, Steve, I've never thought of it as "cool" until you wrote. It gives me a new perspective and I appreciate it -- thank you. On a related note, my father's name is -- wouldn't you know -- Steve. (It is spelled "Stephen", though.)
Matt, I like your last name. Sooo Cool! My original name was Kim. It was changed to Steven Kimble Masters in 1965. That's another story. My second daugher, actually my youngest and baby daughter has her mother's and my middle name: Kimberley Wynell. My grandson abbreviates her name to Aunt Ber or Kimber.
"Damn, forgot about the crud in the tank, a big one for military members with old cars who go on tours overseas or get underway for months on end and leave their cars sitting. The crap in the tank (rust and all that) starts collecting on the…"
"Push-up position at the top. There are other variations such as side planks. Body saws have movement. Your hands/elbows are anchored on the floor and your feet are on something which slides. I do them at home with my hands on the carpet and my…"
"I only do four sets of each, and only do three exercises/day. I have not had significant soreness (aside from a few times). From what I understand, the standard DOMs.
Last week and this week, I am doing a "light cycle" where I am doing…"
"Not always true about shopping at CostCo. The ones I've shopped in several parts of California don't carry hard liquor in anything less than a 1.5 liter or 750 ml bottle. And you do want to be careful about judging liquor using…"
"Oh my. You've really opened up a can of worms with this seemingly simple question.
What sort of the water of life are you talking about? Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, Rye, Canadian? Then there's blendeds, single malts, and various…"