Category Archives: Abuse Recovery

A Tragic Scandal

By | 26 Dec 2020

In May of 2020, those of us involved with Christian apologetics — whether peripherally as I am or vitally as the major focus of our ministries — mourned the untimely passing of a giant in that theological discipline, Ravi Zacharias. I have always looked up to that man as a hero of the faith, the personification of what… Read More »

A Journey of Forgiveness

By | 8 Nov 2019

…but the righteous man shall live by faith Romans 1:17b9 NASB Many Christians struggle in their faith walk with popular gospel topics like healing and finances. I think I have put more faith effort in forgiveness and trust than in anything else. I get in the way of “getting” forgiveness. My emotions storm and rage like a hurricane when… Read More »

Racism

By | 8 Aug 2019

For those of you who haven’t read my bio here at Miscellaneous Ramblings, I was born in El Paso, Texas, as was my mother, my half-sister, my aunt, and most of my cousins. I spent my childhood and tween years there before departing for Northern California with my parents as an early teenager. I later returned as an… Read More »

Freed From Shame!

By | 7 Aug 2018

I’ve touched on this topic in passing in several articles here at Miscellaneous Ramblings, but I felt this needed a more thorough treatment to establish the Scriptural foundation for my teachings on this. We’ll start with a quote from Romans: There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according… Read More »

A Requiem for George:
A Tragic Cautionary Tale of Addiction #1

By | 5 Mar 2015

My step-brother George passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. He was born just short of being exactly 3-years-to-the-day older than me, making him 64 at the time. George and I were not particularly close and had little in the way of common interests, though he helped Tess and me immensely by performing our home inspection before we… Read More »