Category Archives: Personal

Wedding Toast

A toast to Jeremy my son, And to Eren, his beloved one, Who met in school at Centenary And now, at last, have come to marry. So now, my son, I offer this, A prayer for lifelong wedded bliss. May … Continue reading

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A Dog Just Peed in my Beer

Copyright 2014 by Joel R. Hall – All rights reserved. This song is dedicated to the young lady that inspired it. Thanks Melissa. Here is my acapella  recording so you can get some idea of the country tune that goes … Continue reading

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The Evidence of Things Unseen

Those of you that have been following this blog for any length of time are probably aware of the two concurrent and interrelated themes of my near death experience and my God dreams. I cannot separate the one from the … Continue reading

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The Power of Perspective

Photo courtesy of NOAA Whenever I find myself drowning in self pity, Whenever I feel lost in the darkest night, Whenever tempests roil within my soul and threaten to tear me asunder, I cling with all my might to the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thought

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It was also my mother’s favorite. She loved everything about it. She was an only child, so she was close to her cousins. Consequently, she kept a much closer relationship through the years with them … Continue reading

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Great Post: Here’s Why Poor People’s Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense

I ran across this article on Huffington Post and felt the need to share it. Regardless of your politics, I hope you will read it wit an open mind and heart. I believe this article may actually contain the key … Continue reading

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St. Arnold’s Punkinator!


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