DCO diary

a Digital Christian Outreach Diary

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I believe this faith premise: life is more than survival; the heart is more than a muscle; I can know right from wrong;  I believe in hope;  believe my life … Continue reading

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A Gift or Some Fruit or Both?

  In this age of desire for an experiential conversion by believers, is there more emphasis put on Spiritual Gifts or the Fruit of the Spirit? I’ll get back to … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Call to Remember: Charlottesville

In the shortest book in the Old Testament, Obadiah, I discovered a further biblical truth revealed when writing about his twenty-one verses for a chapter in my book (my His … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why I would watch “The Shack” movie

A senior pastor’s wife shared a story about a conscious effort her husband makes to draw a line in the spiritual sand of just how far he would go to … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

A New Year’s Eulogy

It’s not as mournful as it sounds. But first a couple of back stories:  when my kids were entering high school, I tried to help them narrow down their field … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

The World Through My Eyes

I wear prescription glasses.Sometimes. Initially, I was diagnosed in middle school with near sidedness.  I didn’t wear them often except when I couldn’t see the blackboard in school or when … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Going to the Good place vs the Bad

Sometimes out of a feeling of ennui I want to just veg.  I check out TV to see if their programming had improved any.  I will save you the trip.  At … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Leaving becomes Arriving

Recently I read a lovely tribute to someone’s parent who died a year ago.   It prompted me to do the same. Today would have been my mother’s 92 birthday. … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spiritual Preparedness versus Planning

What jazz pianist Herbie Hancock (and the rest of us can) learns from the legendary trumpeter Miles Davis: Transcript: “When you hit a wrong note, it’s the next note that … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Disconnect to Reconnect

I challenge you to a personal heart check.  Not the medical or physical heart check but the one on the heart centered on your emotional life. The reason for the … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jazz and Church

Coincidentally, two articles recently came across my Christian Outreach internet alerts.  They were both on Jazz and the Church (the big “C” is the universal church).  I never thought of … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment


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