How to know if you are addicted to social media, and how to break the cycle. I might be addicted. You also are most likely addicted. The question is not if, but “at what level” are we are addicted. No I don’t drink. Don’t smoke. Opioids, nope. My, and most likely your addiction, is to […]
From 2001 to 2003 I lived as a student, english teacher and basketball coach in the Sudan. It was an amazing culture with beautiful people. I’ve self published the hard copy a few times, but after some work, I think we’ve got it ready on Kindle!
I recently bought my first house. Not on purpose, mind you. How is that even possible? Well, when looking for housing in the Twin Cities area, I discovered that renting was much more expensive than a mortgage payment. With some creative help from a mortgage guy, and after 3 weeks of unsuccessfully trying to find […]
Doggone it, I want to cry. Another one bites the dust. Pastor Perry Noble had to step down from New Spring church. The pundits are out in full force. “I told you so.” “Mega-church pastors are evil.” Similar sentiments echo every single time one of the good guys goes down. And to me, they are […]
It’s the day before Christmas and the stores are packed. What can you give that person you know well? You are wondering the aisles, thinking how meaningless the whole thing is. What do you get to truly express your heart? Or the relative showing up at the party that you know nothing about? Here are […]
Father’s Day. All the sudden social media is gushing and effusive about Dads. Myself included. Except for those whom this day is a reminder of what didn’t happen, what should have happened. I know some for whom its taken a lifetime to not associate the word father with horrible memories. A few years ago, I […]
If you are on Facebook, you’ve seen them pushing their “year in review.” Mine had pictures that didn’t represent my year. Here is what I wrote. “sorry Facebook, my year wasn’t in the pictures you curated for me. You see, when I wept, I didn’t take a selfie. In my dark moments, FB wasn’t there. […]
The Ice Bucket Challenge. $53 million dollars and counting. And now all the concerns about stem cell research, and the ethics professor jumping in with a blog post. But here’s the thing. For all the families who have fought ALS and have watched their loved ones die, and suffered in silence because they feel people […]
Hey guys, Just a quick tip today. I’m excited David Dobson has finally started a public Facebook page. I don’t normally promote people here, but this guy has a fun life. Post by David Dobson Photo.
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