July 2013 Blog Posts (12)

The Talk

This last weekend wraps up a year of two challenges I set myself; one, starting a radio show, and two, giving a talk to a large group.

I've shared the first experience here but not the second because, well, there was not much to talk about.

Last year on vacation and in the midst of a merry dinner at the lake lodge, a topic I have become concerned and passionate about came up, as I saw it affecting this lovely spot. A couple who owned a vacation house there said I should give an…

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Added by Carl Monster on July 30, 2013 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Advice for Giving a Best Man Speech

Public speaking is not the easiest thing to do. For some, it is a phobia: Glossophobia. Even some guys that seem calm, cool and composed during a speech, have knocking knees on the inside. This post is going to help make this tough job a whole lot easier. Don't blow your opportunity to make this best friend's special day all the more special. Get your fifteen minutes of Best-Man fame -as opposed to infamy. It's not everyday you are chosen for this responsibility, so make this…

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Added by Kevin Leland on July 23, 2013 at 7:51am — No Comments

essence of clean

through out life i have always hated cleaning. my father often used it as a form of punishment.  but in the past few years i have come to find pleasure in it, it reminds me of the the years past when i was a child and had few to no worries in the world. but there are many forms of cleanliness there is the cleanliness of room, self ,and soul. all which should be cared for. 

           the cleanliness of a mans house and home often reflects the health and cleanliness of a mans self. you…

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Added by chris thornton on July 21, 2013 at 2:21pm — No Comments

How to follow Jesus, and why it's so hard

Mark 8:34-9:1

The first requirement of following the servant king

Commitment

I want to tell you about three remarkable people.

 

Johnny Fulton was run over by a car at age three. He suffered Crushed hips, broken ribs, a fractured skull, and compound fractures in his legs. Doctors doubted he would survive. But he would not give up. When he grew up, he ran the half-mile in less than two-minutes.

Lou Gehrig—you’ve heard of him—was such a…

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Added by Settecase on July 18, 2013 at 11:28pm — No Comments

for the love of mother smell like a man.

            i was born on august 22nd 1991. it has been 21 years since then and i have became a man. well, legally, but do i qualify as a man morally? well i believe i do i have been raised by a code long held up by the many generations past from the mountains of the Virginia's.  family comes first, they will be all you have. respect your elders, they teach you their mistakes so you don't have to repeat them. go to church on Sunday, though i'm not particularly a christian this point still…

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Added by chris thornton on July 15, 2013 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Automobile Insurance Is More Affordable Than.

Automobile insurance is not just an option, it really is obligatory, but how would you make a good choice, once you don't determine what 50 % of those perplexing terminology imply? This post can assist you to take the uncertainty from auto insurance and enable you to make a decision with confidence.



When it comes to car insurance for the young vehicle driver, make sure to look at the options with regards to whether or not to consist of them on the policy or perhaps to buy them their… Continue

Added by Marlys Easter on July 14, 2013 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Being Tamed from "The Little Prince"

It was then that the fox appeared.

"Good morning," said the fox.

"Good morning," the little prince responded politely, although when he turned around he saw nothing.

"I am right here," the voice said, "under the apple tree."

 

"Who are you?"…

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Added by Bede, the Venerable on July 12, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments

How big is your tent?

How big is your tent?

I have done more deep thinking in the past few days than I have done in the previous year.  The motivating factor has been the death of a young co-worker’s father.  On 6-11-2013 he was diagnosed with a Stage 4 Glioblastoma brain tumor, and given 4 – 6 weeks to live.  24 days later, he passed away on July 4th.  He was 62 years old, and left a wife, two daughters and a son.

Last night, his family held a memorial service for him, under a tent, in…

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Added by Tom Fromholt on July 12, 2013 at 6:04am — No Comments

Days: 7-13

Day 7: Reconnect

    There are too many great people I met & lost in my life. There are one or two which I can think of off the top of my head. If I can find their numbers or addresses then I will reconnect. I am one who has always considered friendship all too important to blow off. There are a couple problems though: 1) I never learned true friendship, either how to be a real friend, or what a real friend is. Luckily, through the help of a few good men, and my God, I am growing to…

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Added by William R. Arent on July 9, 2013 at 3:02pm — No Comments

30 days to a better man: days 4, 5, 6...

Day 4: Testosterone



Alright, so I didn't know most of what day 4 had been written about. Testosterone? Yeah, I have it. I know it's what makes me a man. I know it gives me muscles, and makes private time with my woman better (For both of us!). But I didn't know what facts of life were killing it, or that changing some "healthy" habits could actually prove healthier! So here are my top 3 to change.



Soy intake: Enough is enough! Soy? Why can't I have milk, whey, or (Heaven…

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Added by William R. Arent on July 2, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Pull this thing out of me - or, Gigging for Grandaddy

If there was any punishment meted out from this incident, I never heard it.Maybe my dad told me, but I must have been laughing too hard to hear it.

I’ve been a fan of the Tarzan of the Apes books by Edgar Rice Burroughs since my dad got me hooked on them when I was in 3rdor 4th grade.

Dad…

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Added by Alan Andrews on July 1, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Pull Thing Thing Out Of Me, or, Gigging For Grandaddy

If there was any punishment meted out from this incident, I never heard it.Maybe my dad told me, but I must have been laughing too hard to hear it.

I’ve been a fan of the Tarzan of the Apes books by Edgar Rice Burroughs since my dad got me hooked on them when I was in 3rdor 4th grade.

Dad…

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Added by Alan Andrews on July 1, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments

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