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Christian Parents, Please Stop Raising Brats

Disclaimer #1: The term ‘discipline’ as I use it here means: training that corrects, molds, or perfects mental ability or moral character; to train or develop by instruction and exercise especially in self-control (from Merriam-Webster’s School Dictionary, 2015). I know spanking has become a hot-button issue for people, but this post is not to start… Read More Christian Parents, Please Stop Raising Brats

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The Sound of Cicadas

I remember the vibrant sounds of cicadas during summer evenings.  The sound was unlike anything I had ever heard.  It started slowly and quietly, and grew louder as more cicadas added their voices to welcome the evening hours. I was fascinated by them.  While it was obvious by their sound that they were roosting nearby,… Read More The Sound of Cicadas

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Thank You for Choosing Deo. Please Stop Stealing Mine.

It’s summertime here in Louisiana.  If you’re unsure what that actually means, here it is:  it’s HOT.  It’s extremely hot.  A day in the high 90s actually feels like 110+. The humidity is unreal.  That old adage, “It’s not the heat; it’s the humidity”….well, nothing says, “Louisiana heat” like the humidity. As a lifelong resident,… Read More Thank You for Choosing Deo. Please Stop Stealing Mine.